World, Religious, and Historical events surrounding the life and work of Thomas Tallis.
Divorce (or annulment) was unprecedented among Catholics of the day, let alone a King!
Edward was only 9 years old when he took over the throne from his father.
Known as "Bloody Mary", she persecuted the Protestants and restored Catholicism in England.
The Council of Trent was the Catholic reaction to the Protestant Reformation that was sweeping much of Europe.
Today, the Church of England is known as the Anglican Church.
She is only 1-week old when she becomes Queen.