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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′-)
1. Of or relating to the royal house of Tudor.
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.
(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
(Architecture) denoting a style of architecture of the late perpendicular period and characterized by half-timbered houses
Tu•dor(ˈtu dər, ˈtyu-)
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.
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|Noun||1.||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)
|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)
|Adj.||1.||Tudor - of or relating to a style of architecture in England in the 15th century; "half-timbered Tudor houses"; "Tudor furniture"|