Henry VII

  1. "Henry of Luxembourg", 1275?–1313, king of Germany 1309–13 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1312–13.

  2. Henry Tudor, 1457–1509, king of England 1485–1509: first king of the house of Tudor.

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  • Henry VII was the first monarch to establish a particular ceremony to be observed at the healings.

  • Henry VII., fortunately for his reputation, was left out of the compact.

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Henry VII

  1. ?1275–1313, Holy Roman Emperor (1312–13) and, as Henry VI, count of Luxembourg (1288–1313). He became king of the Lombards in 1313

  2. 1457–1509, first Tudor king of England (1485–1509). He came to the throne (1485) after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, ending the Wars of the Roses. Royal power and the prosperity of the country greatly increased during his reign

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