Today is the 575th anniversary of the death of Queen Catherine of Valois, the widow of King Henry V, mother of King Henry VI and, through her eldest son by her second husband, Owen Tudor, the grandmother of King Henry VII.
Queen Catherine's funeral effigy at
Westminster abbey as it is today
The article on her life by Michael Jones in the Oxford DNB can be read here.
She was Queen consort and then Queen mother or dowager in the lifetime of Bishop Richard Fleming, who attended her coronation at Westminster on February 23 1421, and who took part in King Henry V's funeral in the autumn of 1422.