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Tudors

Tudor period

1485 - 1603

Monarchs

Henry VII

1485 - 1509

Henry VII

1509 - 1547

Eward

1547 - 1553

mary I

1553 - 1558

Elizabeth

1558 - 1603

events

King Richard defeat

1485

Henry Tudor invades and defeats Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth and is crowned king Henry VII.

war of Roeses

1485

Two branches of the royal family were fighting for thirty years over who was to be king of England.

Prince athur's burth

1486

1486: Henry and Elizabeth marry; Prince Arthur is born.

end of roeses

1487

Lambert Simnel invades from Ireland, and is defeated at Stoke; the Wars of the Roses end.

Columbus Discovers the West Indies

1492

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.

Treaty with france

1492

Treaty of Etaples with France.

warbeck

1493

Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the Crown, emerges in Ireland.

The Field Of the Cloth of Gold

1520

In 1520 a grand meeting was arranged between Henry VIII and Francis I, king of France, to make peace.

The end of the monasteries

1539

Henry was bankrupt and needed to find money. He ordered Thomas Cromwell to shut down all of the monasteries and take their land and wealth.

The Break With Rome

1553

Henry wanted to divorce his Spanish wife, Catherine of Aragon, and marry Anne Boleyn.

Famous people

Aragon

1485 - 1536

she also held the position of Ambassador for the Spanish Court in England when her father found himself without one, becoming the first female ambassador in European history