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Henry Tudor (VII), historical personality (Tudor) with a connection to Wales (Pembroke, West Wales)

Henry Tudor (VII)

Raised a Franco/Scot/Welsh army and defeated the infamous English King Richard the 3rd at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
Connection: Born 28th February 1457 in Pembroke Castle to his thirteen year old mother and son of Edmund Tudor, a Welshman of Welsh royal lineage.

comment by:WelshPoet
He was Welsh and re-designed the Welsh flag from a white background to a Green and White one.

comment by:RocketScience
Began arguably the most influential dynasty in British history. A Welsh rule of England by the Tudors which sowed the seeds of the British empire and reformed the country so deeply we still feel its effects now.

Tags: Pembroke