Jasper Tudor son of Owen Tudor and Katherine of Valois (widow of Henry V) and half brother of Henry VI. Brother of Edmund Tudor (father of the future Henry VII). Jasper played a major role on behalf of the Lancastians in the Wars of the Roses and was with his nephew Henry Tudor in exile in Brittany. He married during Henry VII's reign, but had no legitimate heir.
“The Created Agincourt in Literature” extract from Agincourt
"Is the Agincourt of popular image the real Agincourt, or is our idea of the battle simply taken from Shakespeare’s famous depiction of it?" (Image: King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt by Harry Payne. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.)
Henry VII was born at Pembroke Castle in the west of Wales on 28 January 1457. His father was Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond and his mother was Lady Margaret Beaufort. Henry's paternal grandfather, Owen Tudor, originally from the Isle of Anglesey in Wales, had been a page in the court of Henry V. He rose to become one of the "Squires to the Body to the King" after military service at Agincourt. Owen is said to have secretly married the widow of Henry V, Catherine of Valois. One of…
RED ROSE~~ Katherine of Valois was a wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI. Later she was wed with Owen Tudor and became mother to Edmund, Jasper, Margaret, Catherine and Tasinda Tudor. So she was a paternal grandmother of Henry VII
Henry V - King, 1413-1422 AD, eldest son of Henry IV, was born in 1387. His military success in the 100 Yrs' War, ending with his famous victory at the Battle of Agincourt, saw him come close to conquering France. After negotiating with Charles VI of France, the Treaty of Troyes recognised Henry V as heir-apparent to the French throne. He married Charles' daughter, Catherine of Valois. After his sudden death in France of dysentery, he was succeeded by his infant son, who reigned as Henry…
"OWEN TUDOR. WELSH HUSBAND OF QUEEN CATHERINE, DOWAGER QUEEN OF KING HENRY V. HE WAS EXECUTED AT HEREFORD IN 1461 FOLLOWING THE BATTLE OF MORTIMERS CROSS. GRANDFATHER OF KING HENRY VIII, FOUNDER OF THE TUDOR DYNASTY, HIS SEVERED HEAD IS SAID TO HAVE BEEN PLACED ON THE TOP STEP OF THE MARKET CROSS WHICH ONCE STOOD NEAR THIS SPOT".
Catherine de Valois. The mother of the Tudor dynasty. Wife of Henry V and Owen Tudor. With her second husband Owen Tudor she bore a son Edmund who married Margaret Beaufort who would then produce a new king for England King Henry VII. The first of the Tudors
House of Tudor Owen Tudor, the first man to use the surname, was a direct 8th. generation descendent of Llewelyn the Great and Joan (daughter of King John ). Owen worked within the household of Queen Catherine, widow of Henry V ; Owen and Catherine married in 1429. Their first son, Edmund, was made 13th. Earl of Richmond in 1453, married Margaret Beaufort (great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt ) in 1455. Edmund and Margaret had one son, Henry, who would become King Henry VII .
King Henry V (1413-1422). House of Lancaster. 1st cousin 17 times removed to QE II. Reigned for 9 yrs, 5 mos, 11 days. Henry was knighted aged 12 by Richard II on his Irish expedition 1399 and experienced war early. He was wounded in the face by an arrow fighting against his military tutor Harry 'Hotspur' at Shrewsbury. Campaigns in Wales against Owen Glendywr taught him the realities of siege warfare. He was succeeded by his son Henry VI. A movie about him was released in 1989.
Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, also known as Edmund of Hadham (1431-1456) was the father of King Henry VII of England and a member of the Tudor family of Penmynydd, North Wales. He was an older son of Owen Tudor and Catherine of Valois (widow of King Henry V of England). In 1455, he married 12 year old Margaret Beaufort. Edmund's only child, the future Henry VII, was born at Pembroke Castle in 1457, almost three months after his death.