Owen Tudor

Owen Tudor

Sir Owen Meredith Tudor (Welsh: Owain ap Maredudd ap Tewdwr ; c. 1400 – 2 February 1461) was a Welsh soldier and courtier, descended from a daughter of the Welsh prince Rhys ap Gruffudd, "Lord Rhys". However, Owen Tudor is particularly remembered for his role in founding England's Tudor dynasty – including his relationship with, and probable secret marriage to, Catherine of Valois, widow of King Henry V of England.

Read more about Owen Tudor:  Early Life, Ancestry, Catherine of Valois, Children, Participation in The Wars of The Roses

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    I tried to peg out soldierly,—no use!
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