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  1. Henry VII or Henry Tudor (15 January 1487–21 April 1509) was King of England from 1485 to 1509. He founded the Tudor dynasty by winning the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. His son became king Henry VIII of England .

  2. Eric Norman Simons. House of Tudor, an English royal dynasty of Welsh origin, which gave five sovereigns to England: Henry VII (reigned 1485–1509); his son, Henry VIII (1509–47); followed by Henry VIII’s three children, Edward VI (1547–53), Mary I (1553–58), and Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

  3. › summary › Henry-VII-king-of-EnglandHenry VII summary | Britannica

    Henry VII, orig. Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond, (born Jan. 28, 1457, Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales—died April 21, 1509, Richmond, Surrey, Eng.), King of England (1485–1509) and founder of the Tudor dynasty. As earl of Richmond and a kinsman in the House of Lancaster, he fled to Brittany after the triumph of the Yorkist forces in 1471.

  4. Jun 28, 2017 · Henry VII (r. 1485-1509) Henry VII was the founder of the Tudor dynasty, unifying the warring factions in the Wars of the Roses. Although supported by Lancastrians and Yorkists alienated by Richard III's deposition of his nephew, Edward V, Henry VII's first task was to secure his position.

  5. Where was he born and how did he die? Henry VII is known for being the first Tudor King, and for being the father of King Henry VIII. A shrewd king, he gathered huge wealth for the Crown. When was Henry VII born? Henry VII was born on 28 January 1457 at Pembroke Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales. His parents were Edmund Tudor and Margaret Beaufort.

  6. Feb 3, 2024 · Overview. Henry VII. (1457—1509) king of England and lord of Ireland. Quick Reference. (1457–1509), king of England (1485–1509). Though the belief that Henry VII was a new kind of ruler at the head of a new kind of monarchy has long been abandoned, he was certainly an unusual ruler.

  7. Feb 18, 2021 · Henry VII (1457­­–1509) was the first monarch of the House of Tudor, ruling as king of England for 24 years from 1485 until 1509. He is often credited with ending the Wars of the Roses and fathering one of history’s most famous royal dynasties.

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