Meaning of Tudor rose in English:

Tudor rose

Pronunciation /ˌtjuːdə rəʊz/


  • A conventionalized, typically five-lobed figure of a rose used in architectural and other decoration in the Tudor period, in particular a combination of the red and white roses of Lancaster or York adopted as a badge by Henry VII.

    ‘Made by the Chipping Campden Guild of Handicrafts they stand at the entrance to the churchyard., incorporating in their design the Queen's monogram, Tudor roses and the year 1953.’
    • ‘A fragment of stained glass in the top of the window to the right of the door was decorated with a Tudor rose and dated 1592 with the initials WK.’
    • ‘The Mary Rose was named after Henry's favourite sister and the royal Tudor rose which became its emblem.’
    • ‘The paper revealed a pattern of flowers in a vase and Tudor roses printed in black with green and white additions.’
    • ‘Above a Tudor rose is Arthur, originally with Henry's face, and royal symbols.’