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- a member of the royal family that ruled in England from 1485 to 1603.
- pertaining or belonging to the English royal house of Tudor.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of the periods of the reigns of the Tudor sovereigns: Tudor architecture.
Examples from the Web for tudor
Henry Tudor, who had a weak claim to the throne, became Henry VII, founding the Tudor dynasty.Unraveling King Richard III’s Secrets
February 13, 2013
His weak, thin, arms, and lopsided shoulders would have presented exactly the sort of impression that the Tudor writers gave him.We Told You So: Richard III Society Celebrates Their Hero’s Rediscovery
February 5, 2013
As it happens, Tudor was born the same year as Owen, in a town not far away.
On his “Certificate of Employment during the War,” Tudor is listed as a farm laborer.
The Tudor period is well-trodden ground in historical fiction and I admit I picked this book up wearily, thinking I knew it all.Geraldine Brooks' Favorite Historical Fiction
May 11, 2011
The Tudor dynasty had ended before the Romanoff dynasty began.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
"Well," said Mrs. Tudor, resignedly, leaning back in her chair.
"I am afraid there is a mixture of truth in what he says," said Mrs. Tudor, at last.
You are almost the last person I should have looked to for a sentiment about Tudor foundations.The Market-Place
It took a Tudor will to do the deed, and it took an obsequious Tudor age to accept it.Clare Avery
Emily Sarah Holt
- an English royal house descended from a Welsh squire, Owen Tudor (died 1461), and ruling from 1485 to 1603. Monarchs of the Tudor line were Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I
- denoting a style of architecture of the late perpendicular period and characterized by half-timbered houses
Word Origin and History for tudor
1779, from Welsh surname Tewdwr, used of the line of English sovereigns from Henry VII to Elizabeth I, descended from Owen Tudor, who married Catherine, widowed queen of Henry V. Applied from 1815 to a style of architecture prevalent during these reigns. The name is the Welsh form of Theodore.