Henry Tudor


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Noun1.Henry Tudor - first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509Henry Tudor - 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)
House of Tudor, Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
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| 1485: The Battle of Bosworth Field was fought in Leicestershire and Richard III was butchered as he vainly tried to reach the usurper Henry Tudor. He was the third King Richard to die by violent means and cautious monarchs have avoided the name since.
Not only wasCoventry the country's capital on a number of occasions during the medieval period, it was also so important to the crown, that Henry Tudor made it his first port of call following his defeat of Richard III at Bosworth Field.
Henry Carlin will take to the stage at the Henry Tudor House and there will also be performances by Josh Pugh, Danny McLoughlin and Late & Lively.
It is the spot where Henry Tudor possibly stayed the night before the Battle of Bosworth in 1495, the culmination of the War of the Roses.
The Festival Jesters is the first of 24 shows across four days in seven venues, as acts preview their Edinburgh shows at a number of venues across Shrewsbury including Theatre Severn, Henry Tudor House and the Old PO.
If that was there when Henry Tudor was born it is more likely it would have been in a structure like that than in the towers or administrative buildings.
ON THIS DAY 1485: The Battle of Bosworth Field was fought in Leicestershire and Richard III was butchered as he vainly tried to reach the usurper Henry Tudor.
1485: Henry Tudor's army sails to England (future Henry VII) 1732: Foundations laid for Bank of England 1793: France becomes 1st country to use the metric system 1834: Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire - Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into effect 1867: Blacks vote for 1st time in a US state election in the South (Tennessee) 1914: France and Germany mobilize their troops at outbreak of WWI 1972: First article exposing Watergate scandal by Bernstein and Woodward in "The Washington Post" 1992: British athlete Linford Christie, above, becomes the oldest man to win an Olympic 100m gold medal edging Frankie Fredericks in Barcelona 1993: England wins the women's cricket World Cup for the first time since the inaugural event in 1973 with a 67 run victory over New Zealand at Lord's
But little research has been done on Henry Tudor's birthplace, the formidable Pembroke Castle, until now.
In 1485, Henry Tudor (a Lancastrian) defeated Richard III (a Yorkist) on the field of battle, following decades of dynastic struggle, known today as the War of the Roses [1455-1485].