Despite the difference in gender there are obvious similarities between the Pembroke Castle-born Henry Tudor
, later to be crowned King Henry VII, and Daenerys Targeryan.
Ius is not subtle and could have shown more imagination in naming her characters: Henry Tudor
, Anne Boleyn, Catherine, Arthur; even Jane Seymour makes an appearance toward the end.
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Edmund died of plague before Margaret gave birth to their son, Henry Tudor
, in 1457.
The fifth instalment in her series The Cousins' War, which the TV drama is based on, follows the story of Elizabeth of York, who is forced to marry Henry Tudor
. Although he killed her first love, Richard III, Elizabeth eventually warms to her husband.
The real king died in battle on the field of Bosworth fighting in vain against Henry Tudor
. But Richard's story was embroidered by William Shakespeare who, in his sensational history play, retold the story with Richard in the role of the hunchbacked tyrant who slaughtered is way to the throne by the murder of young princes in the Tower Of London.
Touring by performers of Henry Tudor
's queen and sons surpassed that of his predecessors.
He had only been on the English throne for two years when Henry Tudor
came back from exile and overthrew him in the Battle of Bosworth, but it was essential that many witnesses saw and recognised his corpse.
Challenged by Henry Tudor
, Richard was killed at Bosworth in 1485 after only two years on the throne.
Richard, depicted by William Shakespeare as a monstrous tyrant who murdered two princes in the Tower of London, was killed fighting his eventual successor Henry Tudor
at the Battle of Bosworth Field in central England in 1485.
Richard was crowned at Westminster Abbey in July 1483 and died fighting his enemies led by Henry Tudor
I never see any mention in these letters of how, after Henry Tudor
, born and reared in South Wales, took over the throne of England in 1485, English monarchs for over 100 years had Welsh blood in their veins.