digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:


Applied sciences






















Bridget of York
House House of York
Father Edward IV of England
Mother Elizabeth Woodville
Born (1480-11-10)10 November 1480
Eltham Palace, London
Died 1517 (aged 37)
Dartford Priory, Kent

Bridget of York (10 November 1480 – 1517) was an English princess, the tenth child and seventh daughter of Edward IV of England and Queen Elizabeth Woodville.

She was a younger sister of Elizabeth of York, Mary of York, Cecily of York, Edward V, Margaret of York, Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, Anne of York, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Bedford, and Catherine of York. She was also an aunt of Henry VIII of England.

She was born in Eltham, London on 10 November 1480, and was baptized by Edward Story, Bishop of Chichester on 11 November 1480. Her godmothers at the baptismal fount were her paternal grandmother, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, and her oldest sister, Elizabeth of York. Her godfather was William Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. Bridget's aunt Margaret, Lady Maltravers, served as her godmother at her confirmation.[1] Bridget was likely named after St. Bridget of Sweden.[2]

Her parents may have decided at the time of her birth that this daughter would be dedicated to a religious life, and Princess Bridget was entrusted to Dartford Priory, Dartford, Kent sometime between 1486 and 1492. She became a nun.[3] It has been suggested that the orphan and ward of the Dartford Priory, Agnes of Eltham, may have been an illegitimate daughter to Bridget. Bridget maintained correspondence throughout her life with her sister the queen, who also paid for her various minor expenses, as well as minor expenses of the orphaned Agnes.[4]

After Bridget's sister, Elizabeth of York, married Henry VII, Elizabeth paid some of Bridget's expenses and kept in touch with her via messengers.[5] Bridget is known to have left Dartford on at least one occasion, when she attended the funeral of her mother, Elizabeth Woodville, in 1492.[6] She died about 1517.[7]



  1. ^ Routh, "Princess Bridget," in The Ricardian, June 1975, p. 13
  2. ^ Anne F. Sutton and Livia Visser-Fuchs, The Royal Funerals of the House of York at Windsor, Richrd III Society, 2005, p. 110.
  3. ^ Mary Anne Everett Green, Lives of the Princesses of England. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longman and Robers, 1857. Vol. 4, p. 46.
  4. ^ *'Elizabeth of York' by Alison Weir
  5. ^ Green, p. 47.
  6. ^ Sutton and Visser-Fuchs, p. 73.
  7. ^ Routh, p. 14.

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridget_of_York — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
43327 videos foundNext > 

Jay-Z & Bridget Kelly - Empire State Of Mind // Live

Jay-Z Live at Coachella Valley Festival 2010 HD.

Jay-Z featuring Bridget Kelly - Empire State of Mind (Live @ Rock am Ring 2010)

1. Dynasty 2. Run this Town 3. Dynasty 4. On to the next One 5. D.O.A. 6. Doors / Take over 7. U don't know 8. 99 Problems 9. Is that your Chick / Slap my Bi...

Revelations of St. Bridget of Sweden, Book 1, Chapter 1

"I am the Creator of the heavens and the earth, one in Divinity with the Father and the Holy Spirit. I am the one who spoke to the patriarchs and the prophet...

The Bridget of Bristol Sweet Damsel's Sweet revenge Single sword Certification test

Choro by Lacey Meaghan- Bridget Arlene (Me)- Damsel A fight up for stage combat certification (Skills proficiency test)

Bridget of VBLOG (VCHANNEL startimes 124)

Its gist,gossip and entertainment.. MY BLOG ON TV, UR HUB OF FAB GIST!!!!

BRIDGET / Love Again

http://bridgetunion.com/ 消せないの あなたと愛し合った 真実だけまだ 心に残る 女性目線で綴る、儚い愛の歌 BRIDGET 2nd Album 『B-STANDARD』 2014.4.16 Release!! OTCD-3690 ¥2160 (tax in) 全曲初音源化となる完全オリ...

St.Bridget: Prophecies and Revelations Pt1

The Prophecies and Revelations of Saint Bridget of Sweden audio - video. Full audio of this classic writing.

Ryan Leslie x Bridget Kelly "Sound Of A Heartbreak" In-Studio

Click here to see the making of the new "Black Mozart" album: http://bit.ly/11SH4aQ - - - - Touch down in NYC 8: 30pm, arrive at studio 9: 30pm, leave studio...

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (1/10) Movie CLIP - You're On Speaker Phone (2004) HD

Bridget Jones 2 Movie Clip - watch all clips http://j.mp/zP48t5 click to subscribe http://j.mp/sNDUs5 Bridget (Rene Zellweger) makes a slightly naughty call ...

Jay Z feat. Bridget Kelly (Alicia Keys) - Empire state of mind (incredible live)

43327 videos foundNext > 

We're sorry, but there's no news about "Bridget of York" right now.


Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Talk About Bridget of York

You can talk about Bridget of York with people all over the world in our discussions.

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!