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#OTD in Tudor History – 11 February

On this day in Tudor history, 11th February, Elizabeth of York, queen consort of Henry VII was born in 1466 and died in 1503, and in 1531, Convocation granted Henry VIII the title of supreme head of the Church in England...

  • 1466 - Birth of Elizabeth York, daughter and eldest child of King Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville, and queen consort of King Henry VII. See video below.
  • 1503 - Death of Elizabeth of York from a post-partum infection.
  • 1531 - Convocation granted King 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”, something that George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, played a role in. See video below.

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#OTD in Tudor History – 11 February