Owen Tudor, fifteenth-century descendant of a royal and ancient Welsh family, was paternal grandfather of Henry VII
. All kinds of romantic stories surround his secret marriage with Catherine de Valois
, widow of Henry V
's tragedy Queen Catharine
; or, The Ruines of Love was published.
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
set Epitaph for Three Women, twelfth of her thirteen Plantagenet novels and one of three this year, after Henry V
's death; its three women are his queen Katherine or Catherine of Valois