Users' questions

Did Richard III marry his niece?

Did Richard III marry his niece?

The king did not murder her, with or without Elizabeth’s help. After his wife died, King Richard publically denied “in a loud and distinct voice” he had any intention of marrying his niece. Elizabeth was sent from the court and Richard opened up negotiations to marry the king of Portugal’s sister.

Did Henry v11 love Elizabeth?

Did Henry VII love Elizabeth of York? As time passed, Henry clearly grew to love, trust and respect Elizabeth, and they seem to have become emotionally close. There survives good evidence that she loved him, and a moving account of how they comforted each other when their eldest son, Arthur, died in 1502.

Did King Richard Love Anne Neville?

It was indeed a far cry from another Queen Anne by another King Richard; Queen Anne of Bohemia was greatly loved by Richard II, who was utterly distraught by her death from plague in 1394. They share a tomb at Westminster Abbey with clasping hands. There is nothing like this for Queen Anne Neville and Richard III.

Who was Henry Tudor’s wife?

Elizabeth of YorkHenry VII of England / Wife (m. 1486–1503)

Henry VII married Elizabeth of York, daughter of the Yorkist king Edward IV of England. She was the elder sister of ‘the Princes in the Tower’, who mysteriously disappeared after being taken into the care of their uncle, the man who would become Richard III. It is thought that they were killed.

When was the Lovell conspiracy?

Stafford and Lovell rebellion
Part of the Wars of the Roses
Date 23 April – 14 May 1486 Location Yorkshire, England Result Tudor victory
House of Tudor (Lancastrian) House of York

What happened George Plantagenet?

Following his conviction and attainder, he was “privately executed” at the Tower on 18 February 1478, by tradition in the Bowyer Tower, and soon after the event, a rumour spread that he had been drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine.