Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles (20 March 1469 – 24 August 1507) was an English princess, the third daughter of Edward IV, King of England, and his queen consort Elizabeth Woodville, daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers, and Jacquetta of Luxembourg.
Cecily Neville as the Duchess of York is a principal character in Shakespeare 's play The Tragedy of King Richard III. She is portrayed as having deep affection for her dead sons George and Edward, but is cold and unloving to Richard, to whom she refers as a "false glass that grieves me when I see my shame in him."
- Vida Posterior
Cecilia nació el 20 de marzo de 1469 en el Palacio de Westminster, tercera hija del rey Eduardo IV de Inglaterra y de su esposa Isabel Woodville.
En 1474, su padre, formó una alianza matrimonial con Jacobo III de Escocia, en el que Cecilia estaba comprometida con su hijo Jacobo, futuro Jacobo IV de Escocia. Debido a esto, ella fue durante un tiempo llamada princesa de Escocia. Este acuerdo, sin embargo, fue poco popular en el Reino de Escocia, y los conflictos militares posteriores entre Edu...
Con sus hermanas mayores, Cecilia estuvo presente en la boda de su hermano, Ricardo, duque de York en 1478. En 1480, Cecilia fue nombrada Dama de la liga, junto con su hermana mayor María. Eduardo IV continuó pagando la dote de Escocia hasta el 11 de junio de 1482, y Cecilia fue prometida por el Tratado de Fotheringhay a Alejandro Estuardo, duque d...
Cecilia se casó tres veces; la primera vaez con Rafael Scrope, que se anuló poco después, con Juan Welles, 1r vizconde de Welles y por último con Sir Tomás Kyme. Solo con Welles tuvo descendencia: 1. Isabel Welles, prometida de Lord Thomas Stanley 1. Ana WellesComplete Peerage, volume 14 (1998), pg. 626 (sub Welles, for the first marriage of The Princess Cecily to Ralph Scrope)J. L. Laynesmith, The Last Medieval Queens: English Queenship 1445-1503, 2004, pp. 199–200 (regarding the anger of King Henry VII at her final marriage and his confiscation of her estates, and the...Mary Anne Everett Green, Lives of the Princesses of England, vol. 3, chapter 13 (Cecilia Third Daughter of Edward IV), pp. 404–436
22/01/2019 · "Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles (20 March 1469 – 24 August 1507) was an English Princess and the third, but eventual second surviving, daughter of Edward IV, King of England and his queen consort Elizabeth, née Lady Elizabeth Grey, daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxembourg."
- "Cecilia Plantagenet"
- Westminster Palace, London, England
- March 20, 1469
- The White Princess
- Historical Figure
In the autumn of 1485, Cecily is living at Sheriff Hutton with her siblings and cousins as they await news of what will happen to them now that Henry Tudor is king. Lizzie brings them the news that Henry Tudor intends to honour his betrothal to Lizzie, making her the next queen of England. Cecily is displeased by this news for she was hastily marri...
Cecily is depicted in the books as a haughty girl who is jealous of her older sister Elizabeth.
Elizabeth of York: Cecily has a tumultuous relationship with her sister Elizabeth. Cecily is jealous of Elizabeth and makes constant disparaging remarks about her. Cecily was also Elizabeth's replacement should Henry Tudor have found fault with her. Cecily also is unsatisfied by her marriage to a man beneath her rank. Despite this the sisters do tr...
Little is known about Cecily of York as a historical figure as she didn’t play any vital role in history. She was born 20 March 1469 at Westminster palace. She was the third child of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. In 1474, Cecily was contracted to a marriage alliance with James IV of Scotland. The contract was un-popular in Scotland and was dis...
Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles (20 March 1469 – 24 August 1507) was an English Princess and the third, but eventual second surviving, daughter of Edward IV of England (1442-1483) and his queen consort, née Lady Elizabeth Woodville (c1437-1492), daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers (1408-1469) and Jacquette de Luxembourg (c1415-1472) .