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Is Queen Elizabeth II a descendant of Henry VIII?
Henry VIII is Elizabeth II 's 12th Great Grand Uncle and 13th great Grand uncle through Henry VII. Henry VIII had 3 legitimate children who had no children, so the his branch of the Tudor lineage is a dead-end; there are no legitimate descendants of Henry VIII. Elizabeth II is a descendant of Henry VIII's sister Margaret Tudor who married King James IV of Scotland. Margaret, like her two brothers Arthur and Henry, shared an interesting ancestry; their parents were Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, both descendants of Edward I by different wives. The following is Elizabeth II's lineage since that time, which you can confirm from the link after this answer: James V of Scotland was the son of Margaret Tudor and James IV of Scotland. Mary Queen Of Scots (Mary Stuart) was the daughter of James V of Scotland and Margaret of Guise. James VI of Scotland, later crowned James I of England following the death of Elizabeth I, was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and Henry Lord Darnley. Princess Elizabeth Stuart, sister of Charles I, was the daughter of James I and Anne of Denmark. Charles' branch of the Stuart lineage became a dead-end. Sophia of Hanover was the daughter of Elizabeth Stuart and Frederick V of Bohemia. George I was the son of Sophia of Hanover and Ernst Augustus, Elector of Hanover. George II was the son of George I and Sophia Doreothea of Celle. Frederick, Prince of Wales, was the son of George II and Caroline of Ansbach. George III was the son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Augusta of Saxe-Coburg. Edward, Duke of Kent, was the son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg. Queen Victoria was the daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, and Victoria of Saxe-Coburg. Edward VII was the son of Queen Victoria and Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. George V was the son of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark. (In 1917, George V decreed a change in his family's name from "Saxe-Coburg-Gotha" to "Windsor".) George VI was the son of George V and Mary of Teck. Elizabeth II is the daughter of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
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yes. he is the 12th great, grand uncle or 13th through Henry VII
He is certainly related to Elizabeth II. The route of succession to the present Queen has at least 2 major fractures, the Stuart accession in 1603 & the Hannoverian Succession… post Queen Anne. Why it does not revert to the Stuarts, the 'Old Pretender', I do not know. Then, we come to the abdication in 1936. If Edward VIII remains, then the current line does not happen.. Elizabeth II is the 15th generation descedant of Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII. Which makes Henry VIII the (14) great uncle of Elizabeth II.. The reason it does not revert to James Stuart "The Old Pretender" is his father, James II became a Catholic & was ousted by Protestants who feared he & his son, by his second wife, would try to force the country back to Catholicism.. Which is why after Ann's death in 1714, (James II daughter by his first wife), the throne went to Sophia of Hanover's, (James II 1st cousin), Protestant son George who became George 1 by the Act of Settlement 1701.. As for Edward VIII, true had he married someone else and had children, Elizabeth II would be merely the cousin to the monarch..
the answer is Elisabeth of york is henrys mother and Elisabeth II is henrys mothers mum Elizabeth of York was the Queen of Henry VII, and the mother of Henry VIII. But the… question is about Queen Elizabeth II, who is descended from Henry VIII 's father Henry VII and mother (Elizabeth of York) via their daughter Margaret who married into the Scottish royal family, then down through the Stuarts and successive Monarchs down to the present day. The confusion is that Elizabeth II 's parents were Duke and Duchess of York before becoming King and Queen, but they were never referred to simply as "of York".
there were king and Queen of England
Legitimate children: Mary Tudor, later Queen Mary, daughter of Henry and Katherine of Aragon; Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth, daughter of Henry and Anne Boleyn; Edward, late…r King Edward, son of Henry and Jane Seymour.. Illegitimate: son born to Bessie Blount.
Yes she is. Heres how Henry VII-Elizabeth of York 1. James V of Scotland Margaret 2.Earl Angus James Margaret Mary Henry James Elizabeth Sophia George George Fredrick Ge…orge Edward Victoria Edward George Elizabeth II
Beacuse she was a very horny girl :P
No. Although King Henry VIII had legitimate children who succeeded him to the English throne, all three - Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I - died unmarried and childless. Wi…th the death of Elizabeth in 1603, Henry VIII's line was extinguished.. Queen Elizabeth II is a descendant of Henry's sister, the English princess Margaret (1489-1541), who married King James IV of Scotland (1473 - 1513). Queen Margaret's and King James' grandson, King James VI of Scotland and I of England, became the first king of England and Scotland, and also became the ancestor of the present Queen.
No. King Henry VIII was Elizabeth I's father.
Yes. Her mother was Anne Boleyn.
Yes, Queen Elizabeth I, King Edward VI and Queen Mary I.
Yes. the link is via the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Basarab dynasty of http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Wallachia .
No. Elizabeth I did not have any children, so she has no descendants. Elizabeth II is descended from Elizabeth I's grandfather Henry VII.
first edward, janes son, then lady jane grey, some royal cousin or something, then mary tudor, catherine of aragons son
In Elizabeth II
Henry VIII died in 1547. That is nearly 400 years before Elizabeth II was born. That would make her father very long-lived indeed! in fact her grandfather was King George V.
They are monarchs and you are not. - This is a dumb answer.
Elizabeth was Henry's second daughter. Her elder half-sister, Mary, was the first daughter to be born.