The House of Tudor

The House of Tudor

Alison Plowden


A personal instead of political heritage studying the origins of the family members and interweaving the lives of the 5 Tudor monarchs with lesser-known branches of the tree
 
The Tudors governed England for little greater than a century, yet no different dynasty has so inspired itself at the popular consciousness. This historical past examines the origins of this excellent family members that seemed out of nowhere in 1485, blazed in short, after which vanished, leaving a slowly fading path of glory at the back of it. The astute statesmanship of the 1st Henry Tudor, the enterprising marital profession of the second one and the tragedy of the son he worked so murderously to get, the sad reign of Mary, and eventually the flowering of Elizabeth in whom the family members genius reached its apotheosis, all locate their position during this chronicle of 5 turbulent, passionate, tragic, and prodigious generations of Tudors.

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