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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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.
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. 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? 9.