Young Girls from the Middle Ages


Daughter of King Henry VII

MaryMary Rose Tudor was the youngest daughter of King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York. She was born March 18th in the year 1496. It was said of Mary Rose that she was the most beautiful princess in all of Europe.

She had two older brothers and one older sister. Her oldest brother, Arthur, died when Mary was 5 years old. Her sister Margaret became Queen of Scotland the year Mary turned 7. Mary Rose’s other brother, Henry, would later become King Henry VIII of England.







  • Brandon Family

    This is a portrait of Mary with Charles Brandon. They married in 1515 when Mary was 29.

  • Tower of London

    The tower of London in London, England. Today, the crown jewels are kept there.

  • Edinburgh Gate

    A gate at Edinburgh castle in Scotland.

  • Maze

    This garden maze is much like the one Mary would have played in with Harry and Charles.

  • Green Edinburgh

    The green countryside of Scotland.

  • A bed like Mary might have slept in. This bed is part of the Renaissance exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.

  • The Tudor Rose

    The Tudor Rose was the symbol of Mary's family. When Mary's father took the crown, he also ended the War of the Roses between the House of Lancaster (whose badge was a red rose) and the House of York (whose badge was a white rose). Henry VII (from the House of Lancaster) married Elizabeth of York and combined their two family badges to make the Tudor Rose.

  • The Tudors

    The Tudor Family Tree

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