In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Tudor masculine(history/king) (invariable adjective) (before noun) Tudorthe Tudors — los Tudor
- As a result, my grade was lower than it should have been, and when I applied to take A-Level History on the Tudors and Stuarts, a subject I knew I was well qualified to study, I was - to my horror - turned down.
- The poor did not share the wealth and luxurious lifestyle associated with famous Tudors such as Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and non-monarchs such as Sir Francis Drake.
- The position of women had remained unchanged for centuries and the time of the Tudors saw little, if any, improvement despite the fact that 1485 to 1603 saw 2 queens.
- But by 1485 the White Rose domination was all over when Richard III's crown was toppled, along with his head, at Bosworth Field, as the Tudors came to power.
- Moreover, given the direct descent of the Tudors from Katherine, it is significant that there was to be no revival of Katherine's fortune during the life of that royal house that could influence the modern perspective.
- Tudor London was effectively a wooden city and the fact that the city escaped a major fire disaster under the Tudors was mainly due to good luck rather than anything else - luck that deserted London in 1666.
- The first of the Tudors enhanced the prestige of the monarchy, its financial resources and its regional authority.
- The functional value of hemp soared under the Tudors, as the navy's demand for rope increased.
- As a child I used to have little picture books on Tudors or Stuarts and suchlike, and I was fascinated by the pictures and wanted to find out more.
- Shakespeare wrote the play around 1591, less than a decade after the Tudors had come to power, when the wounds of the long-standing ‘War of the Roses’ were still fresh.
- After her death, the crown passed from the Tudors to the Stuarts in the person of James VI of Scotland, the son of Mary, Queen of Scots.
- To give credence to the genealogical linkage between the Tudors and Arthur, the unbelievable elements of the Arthurian legend had to be dropped.
- The Tudors established a strong monarchy in the sixteenth century.
- Traditionally the Tudors demand absolute obedience from their subjects, and rebellion is presented as the ultimate crime.
- In 1594, Shakespeare wrote Richard III, a play falsely depicting the Tudors ' defeated adversary as a child-murdering hunchback.
- The late medieval small ship had a durable progeny in the navy of the Tudors, the dynasty which truly founded the navy with its yards at Portsmouth, Chatham, Deptford, and Woolwich, and which fostered native gun-founding.
- Many of us studied the Tudors as part of the history curriculum but heard little, if anything, of Lady Jane Grey.
- England had enjoyed decades of stability under the Tudors and the name had become synonymous with England's growing European standing.
- The Tudors brought to a close years of internecine strife when King Henry VII ended the Wars of the Roses between the rival houses of York and Lancaster.
- And the sixteenth century would have been no less different if the Tudors, who through Henry VII's marriage to Elizabeth of York united and reconciled the Lancastrians and Yorkists, had not proved so infertile.
1(invariable adjective) tudor
- It has four storeys and is designed in the Tudor revival style.
- The architecture is Tudor style, complete with turreted parapets, fortified towers, arches and battlements.
- The original stable had been designed in the Tudor style of the main house.
- A feature of the building is the departure from current architectural trends in favour of the Tudor style.
- I call out hopefully as I shut the door to the sprawling Tudor style mansion my parents bought last year.
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