Unit 2

Events

Henry VIII's Rule

1509 - 1547

Mary Queen of Scots Rule

1542 - 1547

Edward VI's Rule

1547 - 1553

Mary QoS forced to abdicate the throne

1547

Flees to England to live with her cousin Elizabeth Tudor

James VI Rule of Scotland

1547 - 1625

(Bloody) Mary Tudors Rule of England

1553 - 1558

Mary Tudor marries Phillip of Spain

1554

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Phillip II of Spain's Rule

1556 - 1598

Elizabethan & Jacobean Literature

1558 - 1625

Elizabeth I Rule of England

1558 - 1603

Spain -v- Netherlands

1567 - 1609

Mary QoS is involved in an assassination plot against Elizabeth

1587

Elizabeth calls for her head.

Mary QoS is Beheaded by Queen Elizabeth I

1587

Spanish Armada Attacks/Invades England

1588

Edict of Nantes

1598

James Vi becomes James I of England (Rule)

1603 - 1625

Netherlands gains independence and becomes The United Dutch Republic

1609

Charles I Rule of England

1625 - 1649

Charles I rules without Parliament

1629 - 1640

English Civil War

1642 - 1649

Peace of Westphalia

1648

The English Commonwealth

1649 - 1653

Oliver Cromwell

1653 - 1658

Richard Cromwell

1658 - 1659

Charles II Rule of England

1660 - 1685

Charles II agreement with Louis XIV of France

1670

Charles II Dismisses Parliament

1670

James II Rule of England

1685 - 1689