My maternal AND paternal Great-grandmother, Katherine DeRoet Swynford Plantagenet, Duchess Lancaster. Wife of John of Gaunt, son of King Edward III. --She was also Geoffrey Chaucer's sister-in-law, as her sister Phillipa married the poet Chaucer.
Contemporary portrait of Owen Tudor, second husband of Katherine of Valois, widow of King Henry V. Owen and Katherine were parents of Edmund Tudor, father of King Henry VII. Owen was grandfather to Henry VII and great-grandfather of Henry VIII.
A century miniature of Elizabeth of York. She was the daughter of a king (Edward IV), the sister of a king (Edward V), the niece of a king (Richard III), the wife of a king (Henry VII), the mother of a king (Henry VIII)
wife to king Edward lll..phillipa of Hainault whose marriage was celebrated at York minster in 1328......Philippa and Edward had fourteen children, including five sons who lived into adulthood and the rivalry of whose numerous descendants would, in the fifteenth century, bring about the long-running and bloody dynastic wars known as the Wars of the Roses.