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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When the Welsh Tudor dynasty ended with the childless Elizabeth I, the crown was handed peacefully and seamlessly to the Scottish James I, beginning the Stuart dynasty.
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The Tudor dynasty, 1485-1603, marked the end of the Middle Ages in England, irony of fate brought the successor to the English throne following Richard 3's death, a Welsh descendant of Owain Tudur.
King Henry VII, who brought the Tudor dynasty to the throne, was born in Monmouth, in 1457, and his son, Henry VIII, the most notorious King of all, died today in 1547.
Jones, a noted historical scholar, provides a close and fascinating study of the Battle of Bosworth Field, the battle that signaled the end of the War of the Roses and the beginning of the Tudor dynasty. He fleshes out Richard III, presenting him as a complicated and multifaceted man, as opposed to the delightfully pure villain of Shakespeare's play.
They have almost been forgotten in the history books despite the younger Catherine being the mother of Henry VI, the grandmother of Henry VII, founder of the Tudor dynasty."
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The victor, Henry Tudor, went on to reign as King Henry VII and founded the Tudor dynasty.