30May

Tudor vs. York

Posted by by Janet Dooley on 4 January 2012 in category in Henry VII -

 

 

The Battle of Bosworth ended it. Or so we thought. It seems the old factions still like to fight. Whatever side you're on--Tudor Propaganda or Misunderstood York--its fascinating science to be able to find these bones and interpret so much. Enjoy the read.

 

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14Apr

The Tax Man Cometh

Posted by by Janet Dooley on 4 January 2012 in category in Henry VII -

It's Tax Day in America, and while nobody likes paying taxes we can at least be grateful we're not subjects of Henry VII. Taxing subjects is a tried and true method for raising money for the government--then and now--and Henry VII was a master at it.

 

Henry VII imposed high taxes and fines on his subjects, but spent it shrewdly--keeping his wealth within the family. For this reason he was noted once as being "more feared than loved" by his subjects.

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30Sep

Battle of Bosworth Flag for Sale

Posted by by Janet Dooley on 4 January 2012 in category in Henry VII -

Got some extra cash laying around? Maybe you'd like a 15th century battle flag...

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23Aug

Battle of Bosworth

Posted by by Janet Dooley on 4 January 2012 in category in Henry VII -

August 22 marks the anniversary of one of the pivotal battles in British history. On this day in 1485, Henry Tudor defeated Richard III of England in the final and decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses.

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16Jun

Happy Father's Day to Henry VII

Posted by on 4 January 2012 in category in Henry VII -

Tudorsource.com wishes a Happy Father's Day to all the fabulous dads out there. And while the Tudor universe is not filled with examples of inspiring fatherhood (Thomas Bolyen pimping out his daughters, Henry VIII persecuting or killing the mothers of his chldren, etc.), we will take the time to honor Henry VII on this Father's Day.

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25May

Richard III Gets No Respect

Posted by by Janet Dooley on 4 January 2012 in category in Henry VII -

So Richard III was not given a proper burial?

Well, what were the Tudors to do..he was a disgraced king...

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