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  1. May 31, 2015 · Lady Margaret Beaufort died 29th June 1509, aged sixty-six. She died just four days after enjoying the coronation celebrations of her grandson, Henry VIII, and Henry Parker, Lord Morley, who acted as her cupbearer at the coronation ceremonies, reported that “she took her infirmity with eating of a cygnet”.

  2. Jun 24, 2019 · Margaret Beaufort: mother of the Tudors She was pregnant at 12, widowed by the Wars of the Roses and almost died at the hands of Richard III. But, writes Michael Jones, nothing could prevent the indomitable Margaret Beaufort from engineering the rise of her son, Henry VII, to the English throne...

  3. Lady Margaret Beaufort Widowed at the age of thirteen, three months before the birth of her only child, the devout mother of Henry VII showed herself a master of political intrigue. Michael Jones | Published in History Today Volume 35 Issue 8 August 1985

  4. In the late 15th century Margaret Beaufort came to prominence as a major figure in the Wars of the Roses and was notably the mother of the first Tudor monarch. She was influential in bringing the country together and orchestrating a new power in the kingdom from the chaos of civil war.

  5. Sep 16, 2020 · Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443–1509), Countess of Richmond and Derby, Foundress late 16th C unknown artist Christ's College, University of Cambridge Margaret was John of Gaunt's great-granddaughter. In 1455, at twelve, she married Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, one of the sons of Henry V 's widow, Katherine of Valois, by Owen Tudor.

  6. Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443-1509) by Dr Frank Woodman. Educationalist, scholar and philanthropist, Margaret Beaufort was the richest woman in English Medieval history and used her wealth to promote education and religion.

  7. Lady Margaret Beaufort (usually pronounced: / ˈboʊfərt / BOH-fərt or / ˈbjuːfərt / BEW-fərt; 31 May 1443 – 29 June 1509) was a major figure in the Wars of the Roses of the late fifteenth century, and mother of King Henry VII of England, the first Tudor monarch.

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