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Tudor usually relates to the Tudor period in English history, which refers to the period of time between 1485 and 1558/1603 when the Tudor dynasty held the English throne. Allegory of the Tudor dynasty (detail), attributed to Lucas de Heere, ca 1572: left to right, Philip II of Spain, Mary, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth The Tudor period usually refers to the historical period between 1485 and 1558, especially in relation to the history of England. ... England is the largest and most populous of the four main divisions of the United Kingdom. ... Events August 22 - Battle of Bosworth Field is fought between the armies of King Richard III of England and rival claimant to the throne of England Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... Events March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April 28 – Funeral of Elizabeth I of England in Westminster Abbey July 17 or July 19 - Sir Walter Raleigh arrested for treason. ... The Tudor dynasty or House of Tudor (Welsh Twdwr) is a series of five monarchs of Welsh origin who ruled England from 1485 until 1603. ...


Tudor may also refer to any of the following people of that ruling family:

Tudor style refers to the style of architecture and decorative arts modelled on the original Tudor architecture produced in England between 1485 and 1603. Henry VII (January 28, 1457 – April 21, 1509), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485 – April 21, 1509), was the founder of the Tudor dynasty and is generally acknowledged as one of Englands most successful kings. ... Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ... Edward VI (12 October 1537–6 July 1553) was King of England and King of Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death. ... Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 6 July 1553 (de jure) or 19 July 1553 (de facto) until her death. ... Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ... Arthur Tudor (20 September 1486 – 2 April 1502) was the eldest son of Henry VII of England. ... Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (~1430-November 1, 1456) was the father of King Henry VII of England. ... Jasper Tudor, 1st Duke of Bedford (ca 1431- December 21/26, 1495) was the uncle of King Henry VII of England and the architect of his successful conquest of England and Wales in 1485. ... Margaret Tudor (November 28, 1489 - November 24, 1541), the daughter of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, was a notable figure in the 16th century history of Scotland and England. ... This article is about Mary Tudor, queen consort of France. ... Owen (or Owain) Tudor (c. ... The Tudor style, a term applied to the Perpendicular style, was originally that of the English architecture and decorative arts produced under the Tudor dynasty that ruled England from 1485 to 1603, characterized as an amalgam of Late Gothic style formalized by more concern for regularity and symmetry, with round... Architecture (in Greek αρχή = first and τέχνη = craftsmanship) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... Tudor architecture is the architecture of the Tudor period, ie. ...


A Tudor bonnet refers to a style of cap. A tudor bonnet is an academic cap worn by one holding a doctorate degree as part of the academic dress. ...


The Tudor rose combines the White Rose of York and the Red Rose of Lancaster. When Henry Tudor took the crown of England from Richard III in battle, he brought about the end of the Wars of the Roses between the House of Lancaster (Red Rose) and the House of York (White Rose). ... The White Rose of York (Rosa alba) is the symbol of the House of York and latterly of Yorkshire. ... The Red Rose of Lancaster is as a small shrub producing richly fragrant, semi-double, rosy crimson flowers with prominent yellow anthers. ...


The Tudor line of cars from the Ford Company are renowned in the world of vintage classics (DML).


The surname Tudor, within the UK, originates from the Welsh forename Tewdwr or Tudur. However, Tudor is also a common surname in Romania. The surname Tudor, within the UK, originates from the Welsh forename Tewdwr or Tudur. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...


Tudor may also refer to any of the following people:

Tudor may also refer to the following place: Categories: Stub | Ballet Choreographers | Danseurs | Ballet in the United Kingdom ... Corneliu Vadim Tudor (b. ... David Eugene Tudor (January 20, 1926 - August 13, 1996) was a pianist and composer of experimental music. ... Edward Tudor-Pole (born December 6, 1954) is a British singer and actor. ... Frank Gwynne Tudor (27 January 1866 - 10 January 1922), Australian Labor politician, was born in Melbourne, Victoria, the son of working-class immigrants from Wales. ... Igor Tudor (born 16 April 1978 in Split) is a defender who is currently on loan to Siena from Juventus, he is a regular in the Croatian national football team. ... Tasha Tudor (born as Starling Burgess, August 28, 1915, Boston, Massachusetts), is a childrens author and illustrator. ... Glamorgan or Morgannwg is a maritime traditional county of Wales, UK, and was previously a medieval kingdom or principality. ...

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The tudor period in English history begins with the ascent to the throne of King Henry VII in 1485, this event signifying the end of the Middle Ages in Britain and supposedly the historic beginning of the English Renaissance.
Tudor interiors, in contrast to the lack of grace and quantity in furniture, were often beautifully decorated with tapestries, embroidery, carpets, and fabrics.
To summarise, the early tudor period in England before the Elizabethan age was, in matters of furniture and interior design, mostly part of the gothic tradition only changed somewhat by incipient continental ideas flowing across the channel in very small waves and by new wood crafting knowledge.
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