Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Dowager Duchess of Bedford and Countess Rivers (1415 or 1416 – 30 May 1472) was a prominent, though often overlooked, figure in the Wars of the Roses. Through her short-lived first marriage to the Duke of Bedford , brother of King Henry V , she was firmly allied to the House of Lancaster .
John's second wife, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, was the mother of Elizabeth Woodville, who may be this queen. Elizabeth Woodville's right to inherit these armorial supporters would seem dubious if they belonged to her mother's first husband or to his first wife.
His grandmother Elizabeth Woodville was the eldest daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers, and Jacquetta of Luxembourg, widow of John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford. Following his grandmother's marriage to Edward IV, members of her family gained advantages and made prosperous marriages.
Jacquetta Woodville: 30. Peter I, Count of Saint-Pol: 15. Jacquetta of Luxembourg: 31. Margaret of Baux: Head of State of the Isle of Man; Preceded by. Thomas Stanley.
Arthur, Prince of Wales (19/20 September 1486 – 2 April 1502), was the eldest son of King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York.He was Duke of Cornwall from birth, and he was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester in 1489.
Elizabeth cuenta con el apoyo de su madre Jacquetta de Luxembourg una mujer considerada bruja. La mayor enemiga de su familia es Margaret Beaufort una mujer leal a los Lancaster y extremadamente religiosa que desprecia a Jacquetta y a Elizabeth por haberse cambiado de casa y que hará todo lo posible por ver a su hijo Henry Tudor en el trono.
Grey married Anne (died 30 July 1489), daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers, and Jacquetta of Luxembourg. They had a single son: Richard Grey, 3rd Earl of Kent (1481–1524). Grey secondly married Catherine (died 1506), daughter of William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke and Anne Devereux. They had four children: Lady Anne Grey (1490 ...