Henry VII was born at Pembroke Castle and became the first monarch of the House of Tudor
after seizing the crown in 1485.
Henry 7 1485-1509 Dynasty House of Tudor
Parents: he was the only child of Edmund Tudor 1st Earl of Richmond and Margaret Beaufort the g grand daughter of Edward 3 Authority King of England and Wales ruling Calais and parts of Ireland Married: Elizabeth of York eldest daughter of Edward 4 Children: Arthur, Henry 8, Margaret and Mary Buried: Westminster Abbey
| March 24 THE reign of the House of Tudor
ended this very day in 1603 with the passing of Queen Elizabeth I.
The coins date from the 15th and early 16th centuries, covering the reigns of Edward IV - who became king after victory in the Wars of the Roses, and Henry VII, the first monarch of the House of Tudor
, who won the throne when his forces defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, The coins were declared as treasure and have been valued at more than PS11,000 by the British Museum, which did not take up the option to buy them.
The coins date from the 15th and early 16th Centuries, covering the reigns of Edward IV, who became king after victory in the Wars of the Roses, and Henry VII, the first monarch of the House of Tudor
, who won the throne when his forces defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field.
Henry's victory puts an end to the Wars of the Roses and establishes the House of Tudor
Cecily outlived both kings and survived to see her granddaughter, Elizabeth of York, marry Henry VII, first sovereign of the house of Tudor
. Gristwood examines recent claims that Edward IV was Cecily's son by an archer, and reaches an interesting conclusion.
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
. An interesting fellow, he's credited with the restoration of political stability in England, but his 23-year reign wasn't an easy one.
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.
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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
. A fine pick for any history collection or fan of Philippa Gregory's historical novels.
Who was the first monarch of the House of Tudor