Perkin Warbeck.  Impostor said to be Earl of Warwick, then the illegitimate son of Richard III, and finally Richard, Duke of York (son of Edward IV). Acknowledged as Richard IV by Emperor Maximilian. Was eventually captured but was not executed at first. Further plotting against Henry VII led to his execution.

Perkin Warbeck. Impostor said to be Earl of Warwick, then the illegitimate son of Richard III, and finally Richard, Duke of York (son of Edward IV). Acknowledged as Richard IV by Emperor Maximilian. Was eventually captured but was not executed at first. Further plotting against Henry VII led to his execution.

Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles (20 March 1469 – 24 August 1507) was an English princess and the third, but eventual second surviving, daughter of Edward IV, King of England and his queen consort Elizabeth Woodville, daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxembourg.

Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles (20 March 1469 – 24 August 1507) was an English princess and the third, but eventual second surviving, daughter of Edward IV, King of England and his queen consort Elizabeth Woodville, daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxembourg.

Princess Catherine of York (1479 - 1527). Daughter of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth Woodville. She married William Courtenay and had three children.

Princess Catherine of York (1479 - 1527). Daughter of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth Woodville. She married William Courtenay and had three children.

Bridget of York (10 November 1480 – 1517) was an English princess, the tenth child and seventh daughter of Edward IV of England and Queen Elizabeth Woodville.

Bridget of York (10 November 1480 – 1517) was an English princess, the tenth child and seventh daughter of Edward IV of England and Queen Elizabeth Woodville.

HENRY II PLANTAGENET was born on this day 5th March, 1133 and became the first Plantagenet King of England

HENRY II PLANTAGENET was born on this day 5th March, 1133 and became the first Plantagenet King of England

Richard Plantagenet, the 3rd Duke of York (1411–60), was the father of Edward IV, Richard III, and George of Clarence. He started the whole thing, by trying to push the Lancastrian Henry VI off the throne. He was killed in the battle of Wakefield, and Margaret of Anjou stuck his head on a pike above one of the gates into the city of York. Revenge is sweet?

Richard Plantagenet, the 3rd Duke of York (1411–60), was the father of Edward IV, Richard III, and George of Clarence. He started the whole thing, by trying to push the Lancastrian Henry VI off the throne. He was killed in the battle of Wakefield, and Margaret of Anjou stuck his head on a pike above one of the gates into the city of York. Revenge is sweet?

King Henry VII receives Lady Catherine Gordon. She was married to Perkin Warbeck (circa 1474 – 23 November 1499) known as a pretender to the English throne during the reign of King Henry VII of England. By claiming to be Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, the younger son of King Edward IV, one of the "Princes in the Tower". Many think that he was indeed the Prince, as his mother supported his claim and secretly funded him. Unfortunately she did not live to see him arrive on English…

King Henry VII receives Lady Catherine Gordon. She was married to Perkin Warbeck (circa 1474 – 23 November 1499) known as a pretender to the English throne during the reign of King Henry VII of England. By claiming to be Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, the younger son of King Edward IV, one of the "Princes in the Tower". Many think that he was indeed the Prince, as his mother supported his claim and secretly funded him. Unfortunately she did not live to see him arrive on English…

24th GGM:  Henry I's daughter: Matilda.  Married at age 23 to 13 year old Geoffrey V Plantagenet and son of Fulk, King of Jerusalem,  and their son was King Henry II

24th GGM: Henry I's daughter: Matilda. Married at age 23 to 13 year old Geoffrey V Plantagenet and son of Fulk, King of Jerusalem, and their son was King Henry II

At the age of 15,Elizabeth Woodville married John Grey of Groby.Unlike her father,Elizabeth appeared to be marrying within her social station.Although she was noble by birth,she was still ranked far below higher gentry members.The Greys were a prominent family in the village of Groby, and continued with their prominence until the late 16th-century.

At the age of 15,Elizabeth Woodville married John Grey of Groby.Unlike her father,Elizabeth appeared to be marrying within her social station.Although she was noble by birth,she was still ranked far below higher gentry members.The Greys were a prominent family in the village of Groby, and continued with their prominence until the late 16th-century.

Anne of York, Lady Howard (1475 – 1511) was the fourth surviving daughter of Edward IV and his queen consort, Elizabeth Woodville; sister of Elizabeth, Henry VII's queen, and the little princes in the tower.

Anne of York, Lady Howard (1475 – 1511) was the fourth surviving daughter of Edward IV and his queen consort, Elizabeth Woodville; sister of Elizabeth, Henry VII's queen, and the little princes in the tower.

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