Definition of House of tudor
1. Noun. An English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603).
Generic synonyms: Dynasty
Member holonyms: Tudor, Elizabeth, Elizabeth I, Grey, Lady Jane Grey, Henry Tudor, Henry Vii, Henry Viii, Bloody Mary, Mary I, Mary Tudor
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Literary usage of House of tudor
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1. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"... IN THE ACCESSION OF THE HOUSE Of TUDOR. J HAVE already had occasion to notice the weakness of Henry VI. His incapacity appeared every day in a ..."
2. Life and correspondence of David Hume by John Hill Burton (1846)
"... Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments — Publication of the History of the House of Tudor— General View of the Constitutional Principles of the History. ..."
3. Elements of History, Ancient and Modern by Joseph Emerson Worcester (1848)
"The sovereigns of the house of Tudor were arbitrary in their principles and character: but their reign, though disturbed by conflicts, both domestic and ..."
4. Historical Fiction Chronologically and Historically Related by James Ross Kaye (1920)
"IL house of tudor Reign of Henry VII The Tudor family was of Welsh origin. Owen Tudor fought on the Lancastrian side during the Wars of the Roses, ..."
5. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... which began to be issued to municipalities after the accession of the house of Tudor, the right of electing representatives in parliament was usually ..."