Tudor rose


  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tudor rose the conventional five-lobed flower adopted as a badge by Henry VII
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In literature:

The Tudor arms, the rose and portcullis, are inlaid on the stand.
"Illustrated History of Furniture" by Frederick Litchfield
In England feudalism was destroyed by the Wars of the Roses, and was succeeded by the Tudor despotism.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
There were four of them, all pointing towards the forest, iron culverins with the Tudor Rose and E.R.
"The Princess Pocahontas" by Virginia Watson
About a quarter of an hour later Eustace Tudor rose noiselessly and stood looking down at his young wife's sleeping face.
"The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
The Marquis was the White Rose, the next heir to the throne if the line of the Tudors failed.
"Henry VIII." by A. F. Pollard
Two staircases, one of which is carved with the Tudor roses, are very picturesque.
"Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
Shields appear in the ornamentation, one of them bearing the Tudor rose.
"Exeter" by Sidney Heath
The last two were used by all the Tudors, and the red rose and the portcullis are still used.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop
Tudor flower, rose, portcullis, and fleur-de-lis common ornaments.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
Above in the traceries are red Lancastrian roses, as well as some Tudor ones of red and white combined.
"Stained Glass Tours in England" by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
The stem was subsequently altered by an additional piece inserted and enamelled with Tudor roses.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
The Tudor rose was a blending of the white and red roses of the two factions, united in this line of sovereigns.
"The Curiosities of Heraldry" by Mark Antony Lower
He is fashioning not a leather rosette, but a Tudor rose in oak, to be afterwards pinned with an oak pin in some spandrel.
"The Grotesque in Church Art" by T. Tindall Wildridge
On the upper edge a crowned Tudor rose with the initials E. R., and on the lower a portcullis with the same initials.
"Royal English Bookbindings" by Cyril Davenport
Motifs such as the egg and dart, the Wall of Troy, and the Tudor rose were employed with fine effect.
"Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774." by Philip Vickers Fithian
They sat down to lunch in an ancient, mellow room, panelled in oak, with Tudor roses everywhere.
"A Lost Cause" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull