What is Henry VII?

  • (noun): First Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509).
    Synonyms: Henry Tudor

Some articles on henry vii, vii, henry:

Louis I Of Brzeg - Life
... lands, despite the attainment of majority of his eldest son Henry VII, Louis I didn't give him a separate state, and only named him co-regent -but without any real power- in 1360 or 1361 ... Henry VII received his own district only in 1395 (at the age of 52 years) Niemcza, purchased by his father three years before ... of his oldest daughter Margaret to Albert I of Bavaria, son of Emperor Louis IV and his only son Henry VII (then a long-time widower) to Margaret of Masovia ...
Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor - Sources
... Bowsky, Henry VII in Italy, Lincoln, 1960 ... Maria Elisabeth Franke, Kaiser Heinrich VII ...
Gerald Fitz Gerald, 9th Earl Of Kildare - Biography
... In 1496 he was detained by Henry VII at his court as a hostage for his father's fidelity ... he played the principal role in the funeral ceremony for Henry VII's eldest son Arthur, Prince of Wales in Worcester Cathedral ... after permitted to return to Ireland, having married a cousin of Henry VII ...
Thomas Lovell - Under Henry VII
... In 1487 Lovell sided with King Henry against Lambert Simnel, and he and his brothers fought at the battle of Stoke, where he was knighted (9 June) ... The services rendered by Lovell to Henry VII included an active participation in the king's policy of extortions numerous bonds which were made to Lovell ... tournaments celebrating the creation of Prince Henry as Duke of York, and in 1500 he accompanied the king at his meeting with the Archduke Philip near Calais ...
Tudor London
... Henry Tudor, who seized the English throne as Henry VII in 1485, and married Elizabeth of York, put an end to the Wars of the Roses ... Henry VII was a resolute and efficient monarch who centralised political power in the crown ... He commissioned the celebrated "Henry VII Chapel" at Westminster Abbey, and continued the royal practice of borrowing funds from the City of London ...

Famous quotes containing the word vii:

    I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
    —Pope Gregory VII (c. 1020–1085)