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Emma of York (Golden Roses)

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Emma of York
Tenure 12 March 1541 - 21 December 1557
Spouse Louis II of Hungary

m. 1541

Louis III

Anne of Bohemia and Hungary
Elisabeth of Bohemia and Hungary

House House of Tudor (by birth)

Jagiellon Dynasty (by marriage)

Father Edmund Tudor, Duke of York
Mother Anne Boleyn
Born 12 April 1529
York Palace, England
Died 19 January 1606 (aged 76)
Buda, Kingdom of Hungary
Religion Anglican

Emma of York (12 April 1529 - 19 January 1606) was the second daughter of Edmund Tudor and Anne Boleyn. Her marriage was arranged by her uncle, Henry VIII as a way to secure foreign alliances without using his two daughters.

Early Life

Emma of York was born at York Palace on 12 April 1529 as the fifth child and second daughter of Edmund Tudor by his second wife, Anne Boleyn. Her paternal grandparents were Elizabeth of York and Henry VII of England. Her maternal grandparents were Sir Thomas Boleyn and Lady Elizabeth Howard. She was a niece of Henry VIII and was instantly used for dynastic politics. After the death of Maria of Austria, she was married to Louis II of Hungary.

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