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Catherine Parr, sixth wife of Henry VIII

1457: King Henry VII was born in Pembroke Castle, Wales.. Henry was the only son of 23 year old Edmund Tudor and 13 year old Margaret Beaufort. Edmund Tudor, died before he was born and Henry was raised by his uncle Jasper Tudor..

Mary Tudor, Henry's sister, detail from her marriage portrait to Charles Brandon, 1515 - she was considered to be one of the great beauties of Europe in her time and Henry VIII's favourite sister.

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Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, grandmother of Arthur, Margaret, Mary, and Henry Tudor

The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle. Historians consider Bosworth Field to mark the end of the Plantagenet dynasty, making it one of the defining moments of English and Welsh history.

15th Century Bath In order to have a bath most Tudors would have had to find a wooden tub, line it with sheets, collect buckets of water, heat the water by the fireplace and fill the tub.

Duke Of Suffolk, Charles brandon - kings-and-queens Photo

A sketch of Anne Boleyn. Holbein's portraits of her may have been destroyed by Henry VIII

Sir Thomas More family's vault in St Dunstan's Church (Canterbury) - More asked that his foster/adopted daughter Margaret Clement (née Giggs) be given his headless corpse to bury.He was buried at the Tower of London,in the chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in an unmarked grave.His head was fixed upon a pike over London Bridge for a month, according to the normal custom for traitors.His daughter Margaret (Meg) Roper rescued it,possibly by bribery,before it could be thrown in the River Thames.

henry viii coronation-The changes, handwritten by Henry, bring the oath in line with his new role as Supreme Head of the Church of England. Instead of swearing to preserve the rights and liberties of the ‘holie churche’, the king would now swear to preserve those of the ‘holy churche off ingland’ (holy Church of England), but with the crucial condition, ‘nott prejudyciall to hys Iurysdyction and dignite ryall’ (not prejudicial to his royal dignity and jurisdiction).

Henry VIII Prayer Roll 'Wylliam thomas I pray yow pray for me your lovyng master Prynce Henry'. - See more at: britishlibrary.ty...

Charles Brandon & Mary Tudor, his first wife. Her old husband, the King of France, died and he was supposed to bring her home to England. They fell in love and got married instead!

A rare Tudor portrait of Margaret Beaufort, the formidable grandmother of Henry VIII, has been unveiled by the historian David Starkey at Hever Castle in Kent

Henry VIII's dagger, which is stored in the Leeds Armouries has a Tudor rose and Katherine's pomegranate emblem engraved on the blade.

Summary of Edward: Edward VI died of tuberculosis at the age of 15. He was the only surviving legitimate son of Henry the VIII and his third wife, Jane Seymour. He had a slim figure with golden eyes and auburn hair, a Tudor trait that came from their Welsh ancestry.

Oliver Cromwell's death mask at Warwick Castle