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|Father||Edward IV of England|
Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466-11 February 1503) married King Henry VII of England in 1486. This marriage united the House of Plantagenet and the House of Lancaster, the two sides of the Wars of the Roses. She was the mother of King Henry VIII. When she was only 17, her father died of pneumonia.
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An 18th-century copy of Elizabeth of York as queen: She holds the white rose of the House of York.
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