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Owen Tudor

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Owen Tudor
Arms of Owen Tudor
Full name
Owen ap Maredudd ap Tudur
Born12 January 1400
Anglesey, Wales
Died2 February 1461(1461-02-02) (aged 61)
BuriedGreyfriars Church, Hereford, Herefordshire
Noble familyTudor
SpouseCatherine of Valois (m. 1428; d. 1437)
FatherMaredudd ap Tudur
MotherMargaret ferch Dafydd

Sir Owen Tudor (Welsh: Owain ap Maredudd ap Tudur, c. 1400 – 2 February 1461) was a Welsh courtier and the second husband of Queen Catherine of Valois (1401–1437), widow of King Henry V of England. He was the grandfather of Henry VII, founder of the Tudor dynasty.