Elizabeth Tudor 1492 – 1495


Elizabeth Tudor was born on 2nd July 1492 at Sheen Palace in Surrey. Henry VII later rebuilt Sheen Palace and named it Richmond Palace. She was the fourth child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.  

Princess Elizabeth spent time in the royal nursery with her elder siblings, Henry and Margaret. Prince Arthur had his own household because he was heir to the throne. 

In 1495 Henry VII was negotiating a treaty with France for Elizabeth to marry the dauphin, Francis. However, on 14th September 1495 she died at Eltham Palace of atrophy.

Elizabeth was buried in a tomb in Westminster Abbey on 27th September 1495.

Princess Elizabeth Tudor Tomb
The tomb of Princess Elizabeth in Westminster Abbey


Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2017). Elizabeth Tudor 1492 – 1495 Available: https://www.tudornation.com/elizabeth-tudor-1492-1495 Last accessed April 2nd, 2020