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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Katherine of York, Countess Devon[1, 2]

Female 1479 - 1527  (48 years)


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  • Name Katherine of York 
    Suffix Countess Devon 
    Born 14 Aug 1479  Eltham Palace, Greenwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Eltham Palace
    Eltham Palace
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Nov 1527  Tiverton Castle, Tiverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Tiverton Castle
    Tiverton Castle
    Buried Tiverton Parish Church, Tiverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9479  Dickinson
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 

    Father Edward IV, King of England,   b. 28 Apr 1442, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1483, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Wydeville, Queen Consort of England,   b. Abt 1437, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1492, Bermondsey Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married May 1464  Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    • "A covert marriage must have seemed liked a policy to have very few serious risks and a number of positive advantages: this was a bride who could demonstrate Edward's commitment to evenhanded kingship, but whose family was not so grand or proud as to feel they had anything to gain by wrecking his trust." [6]
    Family ID F2561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon,   b. 1475, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1511, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married by Oct 1495  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Henry Courtenay, 1st Marquess of Exeter, KG,   b. ca 1496, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1539, Tower Hill, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)  [Birth]
     2. Edward Courtenay,   b. ca. 1497,   d. 1502  (Age ~ 5 years)  [Birth]
     3. Margaret Courtenay,   b. Abt 1499, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1526, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F2614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1479 - Eltham Palace, Greenwich, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1527 - Tiverton Castle, Tiverton, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLAND,%20Kings%201066-1603.htm#Katherinedied1527.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Catherine of York", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_of_York.
      "Catherine or Katherine of York (14 August 1479 - 15 November 1527) was the ninth child and sixth daughter of King Edward IV by his wife Elizabeth Woodville. From birth to death, she was daughter to Edward IV, sister to Edward V, niece to Richard III, sister-in-law to Henry VII and aunt to Henry VIII."

    3. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 124.

    4. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 158.

    5. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 248.
      Aug 1479.

    6. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 204.

    7. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 75-84.

    8. [S154] The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 259.

    9. [S155] Richard III: England's Black Legend, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 38.

    10. [S336458] Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World, Alison Weir, (New York: Balentine Books, 2013), 316.

    11. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 273.