Elizabeth of York

1466 - 1503

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Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466 – 11 February 1503) was Queen of England from her marriage to King Henry VII on 18 January 1486 until her death in 1503. Elizabeth married Henry after his victory at the Battle of Bosworth Field, which marked the end of the Wars of the Roses. Together, they had seven children. Elizabeth's younger brothers, the "Princes in the Tower", mysteriously disappeared shortly after the death of her father, King Edward IV. Although the 1484 act of Parliament Titulus Regius declared the marriage of her parents, Edward and Elizabeth Woodville, invalid, she and her sisters were subsequently welcomed back to court by Edward's brother, King Richard III. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth of York has received more than 7,951,463 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Elizabeth of York is the 27th most popular companion (up from 44th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 192nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Companion.

Elizabeth of York is most famous for being the daughter of King Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville, and the mother of King Henry VIII.

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Among companions, Elizabeth of York ranks 27 out of 687Before her are Nurbanu Sultan, Messalina, Aspasia, Jane Seymour, Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, and Joseph Bonaparte. After her are Theodora, Mileva Marić, Klara Hitler, Maria Theresa of Spain, Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Olympias.

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Among people born in 1466, Elizabeth of York ranks 3Before her are Erasmus and Moctezuma II. After her are Andrea Doria, Quentin Matsys, Alonso de Ojeda, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Giovanni Sforza, Ottaviano Petrucci, and Ashikaga Yoshitane. Among people deceased in 1503, Elizabeth of York ranks 3Before her are Pope Alexander VI and Pope Pius III. After her are Sophia Palaiologina, Piero the Unfortunate, Margaret of York, Sten Sture the Elder, Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, George, Duke of Bavaria, Bona of Savoy, Pierre d'Aubusson, and Giovanni Pontano.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth of York ranks 129 out of 6,924Before her are John Milton (1608), John, King of England (1166), Saint Patrick (385), Liam Neeson (1952), Æthelstan (895), and Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800). After her are Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), James II of England (1633), Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), Aleister Crowley (1875), and Neville Chamberlain (1869).

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Among companions born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth of York ranks 4Before her are Anne Boleyn (1501), Mary Boleyn (1499), and Jane Seymour (1508). After her are Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Anne Hathaway (1556), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), Mordred (null), and Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496).