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Tudors

Tudor period

1485 - 1603

Monarchs

Henry VII

1485 - 1509

Henry VIII

1509 - 1547

Henry VIII exacuded 2 wivesWhy is Henry famous?
The king with six wives
Henry was the King of England who had six wives. But Henry did lots of other things besides marrying six times. He wanted to make England strong. Most of all, he wanted a son to be king after him.

When did he live?
Henry was born in 1491. In English history, the time when he and his family lived is known as the Tudor age. Tudor was Henry's family name.

Henry lived at a time of changes. People had new ideas in art, science and religion. They sailed off to explore new lands. Henry died in 1547. Three of his children ruled England after him.

Why do people remember Henry?
Paintings of Henry VIII show a big, fierce-looking man in fine

Edward Vl

1547 - 1553

Mary I

1553 - 1558

Elizabeth I

1558 - 1603

important events

War of the roses

1485 - 1492

Two branches of the royal family were fighting for thirty years over who was to be king of England. The rivals were called the House of Lancaster who had a red rose badge or emblem and the House of York which had a white rose emblem. This war was called The War of the Roses.
Richard III was the leader of the House of York and Henry was the leader of the House of Lancaster.The last battle took place at Bosworth Field in 1485. Henry defeated Richard and became King of England .
He married Elizabeth of York to unite the two sides.The two houses were merged to form an alliance with the Tudor rose as a symbol of unity. Henry VII became the first Tudor king.

Columbus discovers the west indies

1492 - 1497

A man called Christopher Columbus was convinced the world was round but most people thought it was flat and ships would fall off the edge if they went too far. Columbus said that he could sail to the Spice Islands by going round the world, westwards instead of east. He set off in 1492 and landed on some islands. He thought he had reached Asia but he had found America. He did not know that you could sail westwards to Asia but America was in the way and you had to go round it. He brought back gold, cotton plants and "Indians" to Portugal.

Arthur dies.

1502 - 1503

Catherine of Aragon is crowned Queen

1509 - 1510

Catherine of Aragon is crowned Queen

The field of the cloth and gold

1520 - 1533

In 1520 a grand meeting was arranged between Henry VIII and Francis I, king of France, to make peace. It took place near Calais, and was called "The Field of the Cloth of Gold" because of all the rich materials used for the tents and decorations. Both kings were in competition to look the best and have the best things. They became friends for three years but later were at war again.

The break with rome

1533 - 1539

Henry wanted to divorce his Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon, and marry Anne Boleyn. So he sent Wolsey to Rome to ask the pope for permission. The pope said no because he didn't want to upset Charles V of Spain. This made Henry angry he divorced Catherine anyway and made himself the head of the Church of England breaking off all connections to Rome.

The end of the monastreries

1539 - 1553

The Break With Rome
Henry wanted to divorce his Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon, and marry Anne Boleyn. So he sent Wolsey to Rome to ask the pope for permission. The pope said no because he didn't want to upset Charles V of Spain. This made Henry angry he divorced Catherine anyway and made himself the head of the Church of England breaking off all connections to Rome.

Cranmer marries Henry VIII to Anne of Cleves

1540 - 1541

6th- 1540 Cranmer marries Henry VIII to Anne of Cleves

Edward VI crowned at Westminster

1547 - 1548

20th – 1547 Edward VI crowned at Westminster

The spanish armada

1588 - 1589

England defeats a great Spanish fleet and prevents an invasion.

Henry and Elizabeth marry; Prince Arthur is born

1886 - 1887

famous people from 1485-1603

Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1521

was an Italian explorer who, financed by the king and queen of Spain, set sail to find a new route to India.

Ferdinand Magellan

1480 - 1521

francis drake

1545 - 1596

discoverd engerland

Walter Raleigh

1552 - 1618

was an adventurer and explorer who became one of queen Elizabeth's favourites after putting down a rebellion in Ireland. Elizabeth gave him land and the position of captain of the queens quard

william shakespeare

1564 - 1616

he made lost of cool plays like romeo and juliet