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Tudor Period

1485 - 1603

Monarchs

Henry VII

1485 - 1509

The first Monarch of the Tudor Period.

Henry VIII

1509 - 1547

He is the second Monarch and he is famouse for his six wifes .

Edward VI

1547 - 1553

He was crowned on the 20th of Febuary at the age of nine .

Mary I

1553 - 1558

Mary married Philip of Spain.

Elizabeth I

1558 - 1603

Also known as the virgin queen.

Wars

War of roses

1455 - 1487

When the roses came together it became the red and white roses.It lasted for 32 years.Henry the tudor killed Richard the III

Battle of bosworth

1485 - 1486

The battle of Bosworth is one of the most important battles in English history. It led to the War of the Roses, and planted the Tudor house on the throne of England.

Spanish Armada

1585 - 1604

The Armada reached and anchored outside Gravelines, but, while awaiting communications from Parma's army, it was driven out by an English fire ship attack. In the ensuing battle, the Spanish fleet was forced to abandon its rendezvous. The Armada managed to regroup and withdraw north, with the English fleet harrying it for some distance up the east coast of England. I

Famous people of tudor period

Leonardo da Vinci

1512 - 1515

He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived. According to art historian Helen Gardner, the scope and depth of his interests were without precedent and "his mind and personality seem to us superhuman, the man himself mysterious and remote".Marco Rosci states that while there is much speculation about Leonardo, his vision of the world is essentially logical rather than mysterious, and that the empirical methods he employed were unusual for his time.

Sir Francis Drake

1540 - 1596

Drake a knighthood in 1581. He was second-in-command of the English fleet against the Spanish Armada in 1588. He also carried out the second circumnavigation of the world.

William Shakespeare

1585 - 1592

He got married at eighteen.Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Menen.