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Members of the Tudor Dynasty

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List of the members of the Tudor dynasty, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Tudor dynasty, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Tudor dynasty, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Tudor dynasty has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Tudor dynasty.

List is made up of family members like Elizabeth I of England and Henry VIII of England.

The information on this page of prominent Tudor dynasty members can help answer the questions, “Who was in the Tudor dynasty?” and "Who is part of the Tudor dynasty?
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    Henry VII (Welsh: Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was the 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. Henry attained the throne when his forces defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the culmination of the Wars of the Roses. He was the last king of England to win his throne on the field of battle. He cemented his claim by marrying Elizabeth of York, daughter of Richard's brother Edward IV. Henry was successful in restoring the power and stability of the English monarchy after the civil war. His supportive stance of the British Isles' wool industry and his...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 52 (1457-1509)
    • Birthplace: Pembroke Castle, Pembroke, United Kingdom
    • Gender: Male
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    Lady Jane Grey (c. 1537 – 12 February 1554), also known as Lady Jane Dudley (after her marriage) and as "the Nine Days' Queen", was an English noblewoman and de facto Queen of England and Ireland from 10 July until 19 July 1553. Jane was the great-granddaughter of Henry VII through his younger daughter Mary, and was a first cousin once removed of Edward VI. She had an excellent humanist education and a reputation as one of the most learned young women of her day. In May 1553, she married Lord Guildford Dudley, a younger son of Edward's chief minister John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland. In June 1553, Edward VI wrote his will, nominating Jane and her male heirs as successors to the Crown,...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 17 (1537-1554)
    • Birthplace: Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    • Gender: Female

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    Anne Boleyn (; c. 1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII. Their marriage, and her execution by beheading, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation. Anne was the daughter of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Howard, and was educated in the Netherlands and France, largely as a maid of honour to Queen Claude of France. Anne returned to England in early 1522, to marry her Irish cousin James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond; the marriage plans were broken off, and instead she secured a post at court as maid of honour to Henry VIII's wife,...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 35 (1501-1536)
    • Birthplace: Hever, United Kingdom
    • Gender: Female

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    Catherine Parr (sometimes alternatively spelled Katherine, Katheryn, Kateryn or Katharine) (1512 – 5 September 1548) was Queen of England and Ireland (1543–47) as the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII, and the final queen consort of the House of Tudor. She married him on 12 July 1543, and outlived him by one year. With four husbands she is the most-married English queen. Catherine enjoyed a close relationship with Henry's three children and was personally involved in the education of Elizabeth I and Edward VI. She was influential in Henry's passing of the Third Succession Act in 1543 that restored both his daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, to the line of succession to the...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 36 (1512-1548)
    • Birthplace: Blackfriars, London, London, United Kingdom
    • Gender: Female