Tudor


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Tu·dor 1

 (to͞o′dər, tyo͞o′-)
English ruling dynasty (1485-1603), including Henry VII and his descendants Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I.

Tu·dor 2

 (to͞o′dər, tyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the royal house of Tudor.
2.
a. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the period of the Tudors.
b. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an architectural style derived from this period, having exposed beams as a typical feature.

Tudor

(ˈtjuːdə)
n
(Biography) an English royal house descended from a Welsh squire, Owen Tudor (died 1461), and ruling from 1485 to 1603. Monarchs of the Tudor line were Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I
adj
(Architecture) denoting a style of architecture of the late perpendicular period and characterized by half-timbered houses

Tu•dor

(ˈtu dər, ˈtyu-)

n.
1. Antony, 1909–87, English choreographer and dancer.
2. David (Eugene), 1926–96, U.S. pianist and composer.
3. a member of the royal family that ruled in England from 1485 to 1603.
adj.
4. pertaining or belonging to the English royal house of Tudor.
5. of or characteristic of the periods of the reigns of the Tudor sovereigns: Tudor architecture.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry TudorTudor - 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)
2.Tudor - United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
3.Tudor - a member of the dynasty that ruled England
House of Tudor, Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Adj.1.Tudor - of or relating to a style of architecture in England in the 15th centuryTudor - of or relating to a style of architecture in England in the 15th century; "half-timbered Tudor houses"; "Tudor furniture"
Translations
Tudor

Tudor

[ˈtjuːdəʳ] ADJ [monarch, house] → Tudor
the Tudor periodla época de los Tudor

Tudor

adjTudor-; Tudor periodTudorzeit f
nTudor mf
References in classic literature ?
the lobster, in all its vulgar size and brilliancy, was revealed to the highborn eyes of a Tudor.
Sir David ap Morgan ap Griffith ap Hugh Ap Tudor ap Rhice, quoth his roundelay She said that one widow for so many was too few, And she bade the Welshman wend his way.
They inherit Plantagenet blood by direct descent, and Tudor on the distaff side.
The Renaissance nobles of the Tudor time were like that.
His father's hill-surrounded little town, the Tudor church-tower of red stone, the clump of trees near the Vicarage, came at last into view beneath him, and he rode down towards the well-known gate.
Far away I could catch glimpses of the old gray building with its bristling Tudor chimneys, but the drive ran through a dense shrubbery, and I saw no more of my man.
Von Blix was rough and boorish, but Tudor was gracefully easy in everything he did, or looked, or said.
For upon the death of Elizabeth, James VI of Scotland, the great- grandson of Margaret Tudor and James Stuart, received the crown of England also, thus joining the two rival countries.
Since the old nobility had mostly perished in the wars, both Henry VII, the founder of the Tudor line, and his son, Henry VIII, adopted the policy of replacing it with able and wealthy men of the middle class, who would be strongly devoted to themselves.
The noble Refrigerator assented; but added that if William Barnacle and Tudor Stiltstalking, when they came over to one another and formed their ever-memorable coalition, had boldly muzzled the newspapers, and rendered it penal for any Editor-person to presume to discuss the conduct of any appointed authority abroad or at home, he thought the country would have been preserved.
Ere the English ship fades from sight, be it set down here, that she hailed from London, and was named after the late Samuel Enderby, merchant of that city, the original of the famous whaling house of enderby and sons; a house which in my poor whaleman's opinion, comes not far behind the united royal houses of the Tudors and Bourbons, in point of real historical interest.
The quaint back streets of Kingston, where they came down to the water's edge, looked quite picturesque in the flashing sunlight, the glinting river with its drifting barges, the wooded towpath, the trim-kept villas on the other side, Harris, in a red and orange blazer, grunting away at the sculls, the distant glimpses of the grey old palace of the Tudors, all made a sunny picture, so bright but calm, so full of life, and yet so peaceful, that, early in the day though it was, I felt myself being dreamily lulled off into a musing fit.