Sunday, February 04, 2007

Question from Charlea - Tudor legacy wheel

I need to find out information on the Tudor legacy wheel can you please help me?


  1. The Tudor dynasty was very short. It began with Henry VII and died out with Elizabeth I. Henry VII was married to Elizabeth of York and gave birth to Margaret, Queen of Scots, Mary, Queen of France, Arthur, Prince of Wales, and Henry VIII of England. Arthur died before becoming king, which is how Henry gained the throne. Henry fathered Queen Mary I by Catherine of Aragon, Queen Elizabeth I by Anne Boleyn, and Edward VI by Jane Seymour. All ruled England and died without leaving an heir, so the Tudor line ended. The next king of England was King James I of England and King James VI of Scotland. He was the grandson of Margaret, Queen of Scots, Henry VIII's sister and son of Mary, Queen of Scots, who was beheaded by Elizabeth I. He was King James VI of Scotland from the time he was one, but he had the royal name of Scotland-Stuart. So the line ended with Elizabeth Tudor.

  2. I forgot to mention that Lady Jane Grey is considered a part of the tudor dynasty. She played a very small role as queen for only nine days. It should be noted that she was sixteen at the time and not at all ambitious, but forced into the position by her family. She was beheaded when Queen Mary came to take her rightful place.


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