Henry VII of England

male / English
king, patron
he was a Welshman
Pembrokeshire (region) 1457-01-28
born on Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Surrey (county) 1509-04-21
Henry VII died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace on 21 April 1509 and was buried in the chapel he commissioned in Westminster Abbey next to his wife, Elizabeth. His mother survived him but died two months later on 29 June 1509.
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son of Margaret Beaufort, a descendant of the Lancastrian branch of the House of Plantagenet and Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, a half-brother of Henry VI of England and descendant of the Welsh Tudors of Penmynydd, who died three months before his son Henry was born; married to Elisabeth of York, father of king Henry VIII and Margaret of York, Queen of Scotland (wife toJames IV) and Mary Tudor, younger daughter, Queen of France and subsequently wife of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk
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  • Engeland 1457 - 1471
    During Henry's early years, his uncle king Henry VI was fighting against Edward of York (later King Edward IV), a member of the Yorkist Plantagenet branch.
  • Bretagne (regio) 1471 - 1485
    After Edward took the throne in 1471, Henry Tudor spent 14 years in exile in Brittany.
  • Londen (Engeland) 1485 - 1509
    He attained the throne when his forces, supported by France, Scotland, and Wales, by defeating Edward IV's brother Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the culmination of the Wars of the Roses. He cemented his claim by marrying Elizabeth of York, daughter of King Edward. King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 to his death. He was the first monarch of the House of Tudor. His coronation took place in Westminster Abbey on 30 October 1485. After his coronation Henry issued an edict that any gentleman who swore fealty to him would, notwithstanding any previous attainder, be secure in his property and person. He tried to centralize his power in London and surroundings. His reign was marked by several insurrections and plots to deprive him of his throne, all of which he overcame
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