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Tudor

[too-der, tyoo-] /ˈtu dər, ˈtyu-/
noun
1.
Antony, 1909–87, English choreographer and dancer.
2.
David (Eugene) 1926–1996, U.S. pianist and composer.
3.
Mary, Mary I.
4.
a member of the royal family that ruled in England from 1485 to 1603.
adjective
5.
pertaining or belonging to the English royal house of Tudor.
6.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the periods of the reigns of the Tudor sovereigns:
Tudor architecture.
Related forms
pre-Tudor, adjective
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Tudor

/ˈtjuːdə/
noun
1.
an English royal house descended from a Welsh squire, Owen Tudor (died 1461), and ruling from 1485 to 1603. Monarchs of the Tudor line were Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I
adjective
2.
denoting a style of architecture of the late perpendicular period and characterized by half-timbered houses
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Word Origin and History for dave tudor

Tudor

1779, from Welsh surname Tewdwr, used of the line of English sovereigns from Henry VII to Elizabeth I, descended from Owen Tudor, who married Catherine, widowed queen of Henry V. Applied from 1815 to a style of architecture prevalent during these reigns. The name is the Welsh form of Theodore.

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