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Henry VIII is the most famous of the Tudors. He married six wives and established the Church of England.
  members of the Tudor Dynasty — an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
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  • Henry VIII is the most famous of the Tudors. He married six wives and established the Church of England.
  • D’you think two Tudors is sufficient?
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • Ere the English ship fades from sight, be it set down here, that she hailed from London, and was named after the late Samuel Enderby, merchant of that city, the original of the famous whaling house of Enderby & Sons; a house which in my poor whaleman’s opinion, comes not far behind the united royal houses of the Tudors and Bourbons, in point of real historical interest.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Isabel speedily found occasion to desire her to desist from celebrating the charms of their common sojourn in print, having discovered, on the second morning of Miss Stackpole’s visit, that she was engaged on a letter to the Interviewer, of which the title, in her exquisitely neat and legible hand (exactly that of the copybooks which our heroine remembered at school) was "Americans and Tudors—Glimpses of Gardencourt."
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2

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  • Tudors, bungalows, A-frames, she explained.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • Isabel speedily found occasion to desire her to desist from celebrating the charms of their common sojourn in print, having discovered, on the second morning of Miss Stackpole’s visit, that she was engaged on a letter to the Interviewer, of which the title, in her exquisitely neat and legible hand (exactly that of the copybooks which our heroine remembered at school) was "Americans and Tudors—Glimpses of Gardencourt."
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • George Villiers, the first duke of Buckingham, was an English courtier and politician, a favorite of James I. and Charles I.] [Footnote 605: Tudor dynasty.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • …every trifle touching Queen Elizabeth,[599] and King James,[600] and the Essexes,[601] Leicesters,[602] Burleighs,[603] and Buckinghams;[604] and lets pass without a single valuable note the founder of another dynasty, which alone will cause the Tudor dynasty[605] to be remembered,—the man who carries the Saxon race in him by the inspiration which feeds him, and on whose thoughts the foremost people of the world are now for some ages to be nourished, and minds to receive this and not…
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Tudors [9] , Vikings [2] , Knights Templar [3] , Anglo-Saxon [5] , Huguenots [7] , Saxons [9] , Knights Templar [3] , Anglo-Saxon [5] , Huguenots [7] , Saxons [9]
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