The birth date of Henry Tudor was 28 January 1457 at Pembroke Castle. He was the son of Margaret Beaufort who was the daughter of John Beaufort, who was the daughter of duke of Lancaster, John Gaunt a military personnel and duke of Somerset in 1418. Margaret Beaufort was born 31st may 1443 and she was barely 13 years of age when she bore him and his father passed away months before he was born. His mother did not know her father since he had died in his expedition in France. Henry’s father was Edmund Tudor who was the earl of Richmond and who was also the half-brother to King Henry VI. He was the son of a princess of France and also the Queen of England and her Welsh attendant.
Since he was born during the reign of Edward IV, at the age of 4 years he was always being relocated from one castle to the other. He was arrested at some point in time after that he was taken to Brittany by his uncle Jasper Tudor who lived abroad in exile. At some point of time his uncle was being lured to surrender him to Edward IV until more Englishmen were driven away by Richard III.