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  1. Elizabeth of York, Duchess of Suffolk also known as Elizabeth Plantagenet (22 April 1444 – c. 1503) was the sixth child and third daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (a great-grandson of King Edward III) and Cecily Neville. [1] She was thus a sister of kings Edward IV and Richard III.

  2. Elizabeth of York was born at the Palace of Westminster as the eldest child of King Edward IV and his wife, Elizabeth Woodville. Her christening was celebrated at Westminster Abbey, sponsored by her grandmothers, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Duchess of Bedford, and Cecily Neville, Duchess of York.

  3. Her eldest son fought at Bosworth, but her husband did not and he immediately accepted Henry VII as king. In 1487, despite her son John’s recent death at the Battle of Stoke, Elizabeth took a prominent role at the coronation of her niece, Elizabeth of York.

  4. She bore him seven children, four of whom survived infancy: Prince Arthur (1486-1502), Henry VIII (1491-1547), Margaret, Queen of Scotland (1489-1541), and Mary, Queen of France and subsequently Duchess of Suffolk (1496?-1533).

  5. A year later, Elizabeth, her mother, and her father’s sister, another Elizabeth, Duchess of Suffolk, were installed as Ladies of the Garter. Dressed in a gown of murrey (mulberry-coloured) she heard mass in St George’s Chapel, Windsor, recently refurbished by her father.

  6. Other articles where Elizabeth of York is discussed: Henry VII: Early life: …Henry had promised to marry Elizabeth of York, eldest daughter of Edward IV; and the coalition of Yorkists and Lancastrians continued, helped by French support, since Richard III talked of invading France. In 1485 Henry landed at Milford Haven in Wales and advanced toward London. Thanks largely to the desertion…

  7. Beginning. Ancestry. Further reading. References. Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466-11 February 1503) married King Henry VII of England in 1486. This marriage united the House of Plantagenet and the House of Lancaster, the two sides of the Wars of the Roses. [1] . She was the mother of King Henry VIII.