Tudor Rose English Royalty Monarchy Renaissance Pin Pinback Badge Tie TackPN# 10071
The Tudor Rose is the symbol of the British Monarchy dynasty, The Tudors, which reign from 1485 until 1603. A pewter Tudor rose with clasp which can be worn as a pin, tie tack, jacket lapel motif or even on your best hat!. It comes on a description card -- the front image shows a Tudor scroll whilst the information on the reverse of the card tells a brief story of the Tudors.
Made from pewter, the pin measures 3/4 in W x 3/4 in H x 1/8 in D.
In 1485 a new family, or dynasty, of rulers seized the throne of England called the Tudors. From 1154 to 1399 a family called the Plantagenets had ruled England. The crown was then taken by the Lancaster family. But in 1455, a rival family, the Yorks, threatened the throne. The fighting that broke out between them was known as the Wars of the Roses. In 1485 Henry Tudor defeated the Yorkist King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth and became King Henry VII of England. The Tudor dynasty lasted 118 years and finished in 1603 when Queen Elizabeth I died.
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