House of Tudor

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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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ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: A genetic discovery related to King Richard III threatened to shake the foundations of the Tudor dynasty and raised a question mark over Queen Elizabeth II's royal heritage.
Bosworth Field, in the Midlands, was the site of one of Britain's most famous battles - a battle that changed the course of history resulting in a Tudor dynasty that transformed Britain's political and religious character.
engages with medieval Christian allegory, rabbinic midrashim, the writings of female mystics, tractates about the Tudor dynasty, Handel's oratorio Deborah, the speeches of female preachers in 19th-century North America, and modern biblical commentaries, to name some examples.
Indeed the whole Tudor dynasty was shot through with insecurity, which was probably why the Tudor emblem encapsulated both the white rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster, a wish to secure compromise and reconciliation.
Only a bit, though, which is probably why Henry VIII takes no account of him in this creative version of life in the Tudor dynasty.
It may be that he was tubercular from birth; it was certainly the first indication that the great Tudor dynasty was not to be blessed with many healthy sons.
Westbury Castle, on the outskirts of Prestatyn, in Denbighshire, was once home to the nearest Welsh cousins to the Tudor Dynasty - the Mostyn family.
From Sunday until next Friday, costumes from the Tudor dynasty will be exhibited throughout this stunning property.
Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke, and the young Henry Tudor himself met local warlord Gruffydd Fychan in this building in 1468 as the French-Welsh Tudor dynasty planned its take-over of the English throne.
Some may argue that as the Tudor dynasty has 'Welsh roots', that this somehow makes the Acts of Union somehow the wish of Welsh people at the time.
David Starkey has spent years exploring the Tudor dynasty, publishing books and fronting series about Henry's six wives and second daughter, Elizabeth.
Rhys worked mainly in London, one of many Welshmen who directly benefited from the rise of the Tudor dynasty.