Welsh History, Castles in Wales

    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