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Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England

Female 1437 - 1492  (55 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Woodville 
    Suffix Queen Consort of England 
    Born 1437  Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Alternate birth Aft 23 Mar 1437  [2
    Died 8 Jun 1492  Bermondsey Priory, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 12 Jun 1492  St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I3043  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2018 

    Father Richard Woodville,   b. 1405, Maidstone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1469, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Jacquetta of Luxembourg,   b. 1415,   d. 30 May 1472  (Age 57 years) 
    Married Bef 23 Mar 1437  [2
    Family ID F1767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Grey,   b. Abt 1432,   d. 17 Feb 1461, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 1452  [2
    Notes 
    • The ODNB article about Sir Richard Grey (d. 1483), son of Elizabeth Woodville and John Grey, says that they were married "in 1452." The ODNB article about Elizabeth Woodville places the same marriage in "about 1456."
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Edward IV, King of England,   b. 28 Apr 1442, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1483, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1 May 1464  [2
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England,   b. 11 Feb 1466, Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1503, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Edward V, King of England,   b. 2 Nov 1470, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1483, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F1786  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Through both of her husbands, she was a great-great grandmother of English monarchical footnote Lady Jane Grey, the nine-day queen (~1536-1554).

      Elizabeth Woodville = John Grey
      Thomas Grey = Cecily Bonville
      Thomas Grey = Margaret Wotton
      Henry Grey = Frances Brandon
      Jane Grey (d. 1554)

      Elizabeth Woodville = Edward IV
      Elizabeth of York = Henry VII
      Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon
      Frances Brandon = Henry Grey
      Jane Grey (d. 1554)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.

    2. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004-ongoing).