Henry won the throne when he defeated Richard III at the Battle Of Bosworth Field.
He was the lord,and later the king,of Ireland,as well as continuing the nominal claim by the English Monarchs to the Kingdom Of France.
She was the only surviving child born of the ill-fated marriage of Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine Of Aragon.
In 1558,Elizabeth succeeded her half-sister,during whose region she had been imprisoned for nearly a year on suspicion of supporting Protestant rebels.
Edward VI was King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death. He was crowned on 20 Febuary at the age of nine.
The War Of The Roses were a series of dynastic wars fought between supporters of two rivial branches of the royal House Of Plantagenet: The houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England.
Having broken the back of the Church in England and Wales,Henry VIII turned on the Pope and Papal power. To some this would have been a natural move as it had been Clement VII who had refused to sanction an annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon