Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

Our common ancestors - English Royal family - Contents

House of Tudor

Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond.
He mar 1455 to Margaret Beaufort [descendant of Aoife Mac Murrough].
He died 1456.
Margaret founded Christ's College, Cambridge 1505.
She died 1509.
She posthumously founded St.John's College, Cambridge 1511.
They had issue:

Henry VII,
born 1457, after father's death.
He reigned 1485-1509.
He had no valid claim to the throne (having descended from the Beaufort illegitimacy), but seized it anyway by force from the House of York, after his victory at Bosworth 1485.
He then cemented it by marrying one of the legitimate claimants.
He mar 1486 to Elizabeth Plantagenet [descendant of Aoife Mac Murrough].
They had issue:

  1. Margaret Tudor,
    mar James IV, King of Scotland and had issue [Scottish House of Stuart].

  2. Henry VIII, born 28 June 1491.
    Reigned 1509-47.

  3. Mary Tudor,
    She mar 2ndly, 1515, to Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk and had issue.

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