House of Tudor


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Related to House of Tudor: House of Windsor, House of York
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Noun1.House of Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry TudorHouse of Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Tudor - a member of the dynasty that ruled England
Elizabeth I, Elizabeth - Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
Lady Jane Grey, Grey - Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
Henry Tudor, Henry VII - first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509)
Henry VIII - son of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491-1547)
Bloody Mary, Mary I, Mary Tudor - daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558)
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HENRY VII: WINTER KING BBC2, 9pm The Beeb has gone all out in recent weeks to get us all clued up about the ever-troubled monarch Henry VIII, but here's where it takes a bit of time out to focus instead on the surly king's father, Henry VII, the first monarch of the House of Tudor.
So ended the three-century reign of the House of Plantagenet over England, heralding the rise of the House of Tudor, and bringing about a swift and bloody conclusion to Richard's two years on the throne.
The new products include Aveem Sugar and House of Tudor Tea exclusively under Aveem.
Gregory uses original documents, archaeology and histories of witchcraft in her biographical survey of a duchess who became the first lady of two rival courts, historian David Baldwin discusses the story of Elizabeth Woodville, the first commoner to marry an English king for love, and Michael Jones writes of Margaret Beaufort, of the House of Tudor.
In 1531, he returned to England and became court painter to the House of Tudor.
In some sense, the ultimate achievement of the Marian regime was to sustain this legitimist claim of the house of Tudor to the throne (in spite of the religious policy that it decided to implement) through to the next reign.
HENRY VII "visited" Denbigh Castle this week to launch Royal Mail's latest set of House of Tudor commemorative stamps.
They include a series depicting pioneers of the industrial revolution, eminent Britons, the House of Tudor and endangered plants among others.
The ornate detail depicts the Welsh plume feathers and the white rose of the House of York, commemorating the Herberts' support for the House of Tudor.
Introductory chapters describe the image Henry VIII intended to present, the costume worn by other kings of his time, the establishment of the House of Tudor, and the function of costume at ceremonies.
He was ousted in 1485 by Henry VII, who founded the House of Tudor.