Tudor History from the beginning (shown here) through Henry VIII and his six wives up until Queen Elizabeth I.
1st January 1511: In the early hours of the morning Catherine of Aragon gave birth to a son, Henry Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII. Tragically the little boy was to die only fifty two days later on February 22nd. How different Tudor history and England may have been if the little boy had lived.
The music of Henry VIII's last wife brought to life
The music of Henry VIII's sixth wife Catherine Parr is performed for the first time in 470 years.
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.
Henry VII, King of England and father of Henry, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor. Born January 28, 1457, he ruled peacefully for nearly twenty-four years until his death on April 21, 1509. He is the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty.