Fancy dying on your birthday! Well, that's what happened to Elizabeth of York, queen consort of King Henry VII, founder of the Tudor dynasty.
In today's video, I tell you all about this Tudor queen, from her birth on this day in 1466 to her death on this day in 1503.
Also on this day in history:
- 1531 – Convocation granted Henry VIII the title of “singular protector, supreme lord, and even, so far as the law of Christ allows, supreme head of the English church and clergy”.
- 1542 – The bill of attainder against Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford, and Queen Catherine Howard received royal assent.