Owen Tudor

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A Welsh nobleman, Owen Tudor married Catherine de Valois, Henry V’s widow, but in secret – it was prohibited for the widowed queen to remarry – and their sons were born in secrecy. Edmund, the elder of two, died fighting Yorkists in Carmarthen in 1456 and three months later, his young wife gave birth to a son, Henry Tudor, the future king. This study covers Owen’s extraordinary life and legacy, from his ancestry to his execution after the battle of Mortimer’s Cross in 1461.

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Owen Tudor

Owen Tudor

Founding Father of the Tudor Dynasty

Hardback286pp Illustrated

9781445654188     Product Code: 501634

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A Welsh nobleman, Owen Tudor married Catherine de Valois, Henry V’s widow, but in secret – it was prohibited for the widowed queen to remarry – and their sons were born in secrecy. Edmund, the elder of two, died fighting Yorkists in Carmarthen in 1456 and three months later, his young wife gave birth to a son, Henry Tudor, the future king. This study covers Owen’s extraordinary life and legacy, from his ancestry to his execution after the battle of Mortimer’s Cross in 1461.

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