Green Hare History

Tudor Women: Elizabeth Fitzhugh (1462-c1505): marriage, widowhood and remarriage

Katherine Parr three quarter painting

The beginning of the Tudor era bore witness to two of its most formidable women, Elizabeth Fitzhugh (1462-c1505) and her daughter-in-law, Maud Green. Both were married at a young age to husbands that were far older, and both became widows whilst still in the early twenties. In this first article we look at Elizabeth’s life […]

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