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  • n. first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509)

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Examples

  • Lady Margaret Beaufort, the daughter of the eldest son, had married a Welsh gentleman named Edmund Tudor, and had a son called Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond.

    Young Folks' History of England

  • “And this is young Henry Tudor, my cousin?” the king asks Jasper.

    The Red Queen

  • If Henry Tudor hopes to rush past at dawn and on to London, Richard will thunder down the hill and fall on him.

    The Red Queen

  • If Henry Tudor has the courage to challenge him in person, he will not have to hunt for him.

    The Red Queen

  • There is no attempt to hide; Henry Tudor can see the royal army on the rising ground to the right of him, and they can see him down below.

    The Red Queen

  • Looks like she wants to sever her ties with Henry Tudor.

    The Red Queen

  • England is to supply archers to Brittany to help them in their struggle against France, and in return they will take Henry Tudor into imprisonment and send him home for execution.

    The Red Queen

  • Richard smiles as if he knows for a fact that Henry Percy has already promised Henry Tudor that he will sit behind the king and do nothing.

    The Red Queen

  • Henry Tudor is everywhere: among the officers, demanding that they are ready, confirming that they have their battle plan.

    The Red Queen

  • With a pike head he prizes off the golden circlet of kinghood and strides towards Henry Tudor, kneels in the mud, and offers him the crown of England.

    The Red Queen

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