She who pwns people with history

On January 28th, 1457, Margaret Beaufort gave birth to the future Henry VII at Pembroke Castle.

Only 13 years old at the time, she had been widowed three months before the birth when her husband, Edmund Tudor, died of the plague in captivity. Due to both her age and small stature, both mother and son had nearly died during the birth.

It is generally accepted that the birth likely did severe damage to her young body because, despite being married twice more, Margaret would never have any more children.

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    Not to mention that Margaret was considered small for her age, even for the time. Other nobles thought it was pretty...
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    #this is incredibly disturbing#saying ‘oh Margaret was just thirteen’ just sounds like a number in your head#but when...
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