The Descendants of the House of Tudor

 

Henry VII,
m.
Elizabeth of York
(18 January 1486)
Arthur (b. 19 September 1486,
d. 2 April 1502.)
 m. Katherine of Aragon, 14 November 1501

Margaret (b. 29 November 1489)

Henry VIII
(b. 28 June 1491)
Mary I, m. Philip of Spain
 (25 July 1554)

Elizabeth I

Edward VI


Mary (b. 18 March 1496)

Because Edward, Mary and Elizabeth died childless, the English crown reverted to the descendants of Margaret Tudor (Henry VII's eldest surviving child with issue) but there were complications:

The Stuart claim

Margaret, m.
8 August 1503
1. James IV of Scotland
(b. 17 March 1473)
 
 

James V of Scotland,
(b. 10 April 1512)
m.
Mary of Lorraine

4 August 1514 2. Archibald Douglas,
6th earl of Angus
(b. c. 1490)
 

Margaret Douglas,
b. 6 October 1515
m. Matthew, earl of Lennox

3 March 1528 3. Henry Stuart, Lord Methven  

 

James V of Scotland,
(d. 14 December 1542)
m.
Mary of Lorraine
Mary, Queen of Scots
(b. 8 December 1542)

 


Margaret Douglas,
m.
 
Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, (b. 7 December 1545)
m. Mary Queen of Scots
Matthew Stewart, earl of Lennox
(29 June 1544)
Charles Stewart, 5th Earl of Lennox (b. 1555) Arabella Stuart (b.1575)
m. William Seymour (22 June 1610)

 

Mary, Queen of Scots, m.

24 April 1558

 

1. Francis II of France
(b 16 January 1544)

 

29 July 1565

2. Henry Stewart
Lord Darnley
(b. 7 December 1545)
 James VI of Scotland
               I of England

15 May 1567

3.  James Hepburn
Earl of Bothwell
(b. c. 1536)
 

 

(Not all marriages and children shown)

 

 


 

The Grey/Suffolk claim

Mary, m.
9 October 1514
 

1. Louis XII of France
(b. 27 June 1462)
 
 
3 March 1515 2. Charles Brandon,
duke of Suffolk
(b. 1484)
Henry, Earl of Lincoln (d. 1525)
Frances, (b, 6 July 1517)
m. Henry Grey,
marquis of Dorset (b. 17 January 1517)
Eleanor (b. 1519), m.
Henry Clifford, earl of Cumberland

 

  Jane (b. 1537), m.
Lord Guildford Dudley (1553)
 "Queen"  6 - 19 July 1553
executed 12 February 1554
Frances,
m.
Henry Grey,
marquis of Dorset
duke of Suffolk (March 1533)
Catherine
(b. August 1540)
  Mary
(b. 1545)

 

Catherine Grey,  m.  

21 May 1553

1. Henry Herbert, earl of Pembroke (annulled 1554)
 

1560

2. Edward Seymour,
earl of Hertford (b.?1539)
Edward, Baron Beauchamp (b. 21 September 1561)
(declared illegitimate by Elizabeth)
William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset (b. 1 September 1587)  m. Arabella Stuart

 

(Not all marriages and children are shown)

 

The Stanley connection

Eleanor, m,
Henry Clifford,
Earl of Cumberland
(b.1517)
Margaret, m.
Henry Stanley, Baron Strange, Earl of Derby (b. September 1531)
(7 February 1555)
 

 

Ferdinando, Earl of Derby (b. ?1559)

William, Earl of Derby
(b. ?1561)