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The Tudor Dynasty

The Tudor Dynasty began when Henry VII took the throne of England, married Elizabeth of York and had children. You could argue that the Tudor dynasty began with Margaret Beaufort and Edmund Tudor or maybe even Catherine of Valois and Owen Tudor. For now, let’s assume it began with Henry and Elizabeth. To make things…

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Henry VIII’s Best Friend: Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

Charles Brandon Born: circa end of 1483/early 1484 Death: 22 August 1545 Parents: Sir William Brandon & Elizabeth Bruyn Marriage #1: Margaret (Neville) Mortimer (the widow of John Mortimer) Marriage #2: Anne Browne Marriage #3: Mary Tudor, Queen Dowager of France (Henry VIII’s sister) Marriage #4: Catherine Willoughby Children: Anne Brandon, Baroness Grey of Powis…

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