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Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

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York vs Lancaster >> Glad I'm only a Tudor and Plantagenet...nothing like family fights for history and horror...

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A Clickable Tudor Family Tree! Have fun untangling the webbing and discovering connections!

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Queen Elizabeth I, the second daughter of King Henry VIII, was born in 1533 and died in 1603. Henry VIII was disappointed when Anne Boleyn birthed a daughter instead of a son to be heir to his throne. However, Queen Elizabeth I would later be considered the greatest English ruler in history. Art, music, and literature flourished under her reign. Click the image above to learn more.

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Henry VIII is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windosr Castle, not in Westminster Abbey (where one might expect). Jane Seymour is buried with him.

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Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.

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Anne of Cleves House - authentically furnished kitchen and the garden which uses traditional plants and Tudor planting schemes

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The Tudor rose (sometimes called the Union rose) is the traditional floral heraldic emblem of England and takes its name and origins from the Tudor dynasty.

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Author Alison Weir gave it a good review. She’s one of my favorite historical writers. Her best area is Tudor history. This is 14th Century (Medieval) England. An interesting period.

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