The Lost Tudor

Son of a queen and uncle to the king who founded a dynasty, history almost forgot Edward Tudor. Why?

monastic choir, from the Psalter of Henry VI, French, c.1420.
Monastic choir, from the Psalter of Henry VI, French, c.1420 © Bridgeman Images/British Library Collection.

In about 1430, Katherine de Valois, widow of Henry V, secretly married a young Welsh squire named Owen Tudor. Their union, which was not widely known until after her death in 1437, was the beginning of a dynasty that would rule England for over a century.

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