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…
King size! Henry VIII's armour reveals he had a 52in girth - for which he paid a terrible price
Suit of armour worn by King Henry VIII approximately 1540, noticeably bigger than that of in his early 20's. New research has shown that by the age of 45, Henry VII's weight had started to balloon as he suffered increasingly from chronic constipation and his body succumbed to hideous sores and repeated infections Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1134222/King-size-Henry-VIIIs-armour-reveals-52in-girth--paid-terrible-price.html#ixzz3PbeoHV4P
ANNE OF CLEVES (1515-1557), Queen of England, fourth wife of Henry VIII, King of England, daughter of John, Duke of Cleves, and Mary, was born on the 22nd of September 1515. Her father was the leader of the German Protestants, and the princess, after the death of Jane Seymour, was regarded by Cromwell as a suitable wife for Henry VIII.
Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of Edward IV, was the first commoner to marry an English sovereign. Her children included the Princes in the Tower and Elizabeth of York; the latter made her the maternal grandmother of Henry VIII and great grandmother of Queen Elizabeth I.
Aug 22nd, 1485- Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field, making Henry VII King of England; the Tudor dynasty begins. IMAGE: A stained glass from St. James Church, Sutton Cheney showing Richard III and Henry VII facing one another at Bosworth Field. Photo by John Taylor via Wikimedia Commons.
Katherine of Valois - Wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI. Later she was wed with Owen Tudor and became mother to Edmund, Jasper, Margaret, Catherine and Tasinda Tudor. So she was a paternal grandmother 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