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Frontispiece from the 1729 English translation of Perrault's Tales.  Here the sign that reads "Mother Goose Tales" is on the wall instead of on the door as in some earlier French versions.

Frontispiece from the 1729 English translation of Perrault's Tales. Here the sign that reads "Mother Goose Tales" is on the wall instead of on the door as in some earlier French versions.

Lady Margaret Beaufort  (31 May 1443 or 1441 – 29 June 1509) She was born at Bletsoe, birthed Henry of Richmond (later Henry VII) at age (roughly) thirteen. Married four times. During her very turbulent life she became an astute political survivor, and lived just long enough to see her grandson, Henry VIII crowned King.

Margaret Beaufort, who married Edmund Tudor. Their son became King Henry VII. When Henry VIII became king at age this grandmother served as regent, handling England's affairs until he turned