RED ROSE~~ The Marriage of Catherine of Valois and Henry V of England, the winner at the Battle of Agincourt, in1420. Their marriage lasted only 2 years, then Henry died due to the cold. Catherine gave birth to future Henry VI and entered into an amorous relationship with the keeper of her household or wardrobe, Owen Tudor.
TUDOR ROSE~~ Elizabeth of York (1466-1503) Her marriage to Henry Tudor, in 1486, unified the previously opposed families of York and Lancaster. She was known for being gentle and kind to her subjects and to have enjoyed music and dancing. Their union produced 7 children including Henry VIII. Henry VII deeply mourned the death of his wife following the birth of their last child Katherine in 1501.She is the only woman that was daughter, sister, nephew,wife,mother,and grandmother of English…
Henry VII, King of England and father of Henry, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor. Born January 28, 1457, he ruled peacefully for nearly twenty-four years until his death on April 21, 1509. He is the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty.
The arms of Henry VII, with dragon and greyhound supporters beneath a royal crown, and above the legend 'VIVE LE NOBLE ROY HENRY'/'Long live the noble King Henry'; artist: Miroir des dames (fifteenth century). (British Library)
Mary Tudor, Henry VIII's younger sister, is not to be confused with Mary Tudor, Henry's daughter, who is known as Bloody Mary. Henry's sister was first married to Louis XII of France, much against her will. She was 19 at the time; Louis was 52. He only lived for 3 months after the wedding -- Mary then secretly married Charles Brandon, the Earl of Suffolk -- a close friend of Henry VIII's.
Owen Tudor, the first man to use the Tudor surname, was a direct descendent of Llewelyn the Great and Joan Plantagenet. In 1429 Owen married Catherine of Valois, widow of Henry V. The first Tudor king, Henry VII was their grandson. This looks to me like a picture of Henry VII.
Catherine de Valois. The mother of the Tudor dynasty. Wife of Henry V and Owen Tudor. With her second husband Owen Tudor she bore a son Edmund who married Margaret Beaufort who would then produce a new king for England King Henry VII. The first of the Tudors
Catherine of Valois (27 October 1401 – 3 January 1437) was the Queen consort of England from 1420 until 1422. She was the daughter of Charles VI of France, wife of Henry V of England, mother of Henry VI of England, and through her secret marriage with Owen Tudor, the grandmother of Henry VII of England. Catherine's older sister Isabella was queen of England from 1396 until 1399, as the child bride of Richard II.