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Tudor dynasty

The Tudor dynasty or House of Tudor is a series of five monarchs who ruled England from 1485 until 1603. The three main monarchs each played an important part in turning Britain from a European backwater still immersed in the Middle Ages into a powerful Renaissance state that would soon dominate most of the planet.

The five Tudor monarchs were:

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