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Margaret Beaufort
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Born in Bedford, Bedfordshire
Born on 31st of May 1443
Died on 29th of June 1509

Born 1443. Died 1509 Ė Mother of Henry VII and matriarch of all european royalty.

Daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset. Imprisoned by the Yorkists during the War of the Roses. Helped Henry VIII to gain the Crown. Was a benefactress of Oxford and Cambridge universities. Founded Christís College and St Johnís College. Patron of William Caxton.

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