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Arms of Tudors; Arms of Henry VIII; Arms of Edward VI (Panel)

A glass roundel, c.1550, displays the Tudor royal arms and red and white roses symbolising the houses of Lancaster and York, all surmounted by the crown of England. (Victoria & Albert Museum)

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Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland

Margaret Tudor was the eldest daughter of King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York. She was the elder sister of Henry VIII and Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Duchess of Suffolk. Her marriage to the King of Scotland was to have repercussions for Scottish history down to this day.

The Royal Gold Cup of the kings of England and France.' British Museum When the cup passed through the hands of England’s tudor kings, its stem was adorned with the Tudor rose. That's probably why, when James I inherited it, he gave it away to a Spaniard not long after his accession!