Our Tudor Timeline by the Meerkats

  • Aug 22, 1485

    The Battle of Bosworth

    The Battle of Bosworth
    Henry Tudor, from the House of Lancaster, defeated Richard III, from the House of York on Bosworth field in Leicester. According to legend, as he died, King Richard's crown rolled under a hawthorn bush. On the battlefield, Henry was crowned King Henry VII by one of his main supporters, Stanley. This began the Tudor dynasty. The picture shows Richard III. This entry was written by Mrs Ladbrooke. Your turn!
  • Jun 28, 1491

    Henry VIII was born

    Henry VIII was born
    Henry VIII was born at Greenwich Palace.
    Father Henry VII,
    mother Elizabeth of York - daughter of Edward IV
    Henry VIII was Henry VII's second son and not expected to become king.
    by Rebecca
  • Apr 12, 1509

    Henry VIII becomes king

    Henry VIII becomes king
    Henry becomes king and takes the throne.
    by Chloe.P
  • Apr 21, 1509

    Henry VIII becomes king

    Henry VIII becomes king
    Henry the VIII became king after his dad Henry VII died. Inthe same year he married his first wife Catherine of Aragon who was from Madrid in Spain. by Harish
  • Feb 18, 1516

    Mary I is born

    Mary I is born
    Mary Tudor was the daughter of King Henry VIII and Catherine Aragon. Mary was a sickly child who had poor eye sight and suffered from headaches. by Kameel
  • Mar 4, 1526

    Mary Boleyn gave birth to Henry Junior

    Mary Boleyn gave birth to Henry Junior
    March 4 1526 - Mary Boleyn gave birth to a son, called Henry - he was widely assumed to be the son of King Henry VIII although not acknowledged as such. By Mia
  • Jan 1, 1532

    desease - smallpox

    desease - smallpox
    In 1532 Henry suffred from smallpox - posted by Tom F
  • Jan 25, 1533

    King Henry Marries

    King Henry Marries
    Secretly Anne Boleyn in France in January. There was a second, public marriage in London. Anne was already pregnant with their dauter who later became queen Elizabeth I.
    posted by Elizabeth
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Elizabeth I is born

    Elizabeth I is born
    Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Bolewn had a baby girl called Elizabeth on 7th September 1533. Elizabeth grew up to become Queen Elizabeth I of England - by Haroon
  • Sep 15, 1534

    King Henry VllI

    King Henry VllI
    King Henry VIll made himself head of the Church of England.He always considered himself a Catholic,despite his quarrel with the Pope in Rome over his divorce from Cathrine of Aragon.
    Cathrine of Aragon 1485 1586
    was a daughter of King Ferdinhand and Queen Isabella of Spain.In 1509 she became the first of the six wives of Henry the Vll of england.
    posted by Chloe W
  • Dec 5, 1534

    Henry VIII became head of the Church of England

    Henry VIII became head of the Church of England
    Henry VIII wanted a divorce and the Pope would not let him so he decided to break away from being a Catholic and to become head of the Church of England.
  • May 30, 1536

    King Henry VIII married Jane Seymour

    King Henry VIII married Jane Seymour
    King Henry VIII married Jane Seymour by Emily S
  • May 30, 1536

    Henry marries Jane Seymour

    Henry marries Jane Seymour
    Henry VIII married Jane Seymour 11 days after Anne Boleyn was executed. She dies in 1537 after giving birth to a son who grew up to become Edward VI. Posted by Aisling
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Edward VI was born to Henry VIII & Jane Seymour

    Edward VI was born to Henry VIII & Jane Seymour
    Alex
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Prince Edward is born

    Prince Edward is born
    The son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour
  • Oct 24, 1537

    Jane Seymour dies

    Jane Seymour dies
    Queen Jane dies two weeks after giving birth to Prince Edward
  • Jul 28, 1540

    Henry VIII married Catherine Howard

    Henry VIII married Catherine Howard
    Emily J
  • Feb 13, 1542

    Henry beheads Catherine Howard

    Henry beheads Catherine Howard
    Henry beheaded his fifth wife after less then two years of marriage at the Tower of London.By Josh Bird
  • Jul 12, 1543

    Henry 8th married Catherine Parr at Hampton Court Palace in London

    Henry 8th married Catherine Parr at Hampton Court Palace in London
    entry by Chris
  • Sep 24, 1543

    Act of Succession

    Act of Succession
    Henry VIII's will of succession settled the succession to decide who would become monarch. The order was:
    Prince Edward
    Princess Mary
    Princess Elizabeth by Renee & Zara
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Henry VIII Dies

    Henry VIII Dies
    Izzy C
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Henry's son Edward becomes King

    Henry's son Edward becomes King
    Edward was only aged 9. by Jamie
  • Jul 6, 1553

    King Edward VI dies

    King Edward VI dies
    Edward died when he was 15. by Izzy C, Paige and Mia
  • Jul 19, 1553

    Mary I becomes Queen

    Mary I becomes Queen
    Mary changed England to be catholics, if they didn't she had them burned at the stake which gave her the nickname Bloody Mary. By Bryony
  • Oct 1, 1553

    Mary I is crowned Queen of England

    Mary I is crowned Queen of England
    Mary I becomes Queen
    by Josh
  • Jul 25, 1554

    Mary I marries Prince Phillip

    Mary I marries Prince Phillip
    At 38 Mary I marries prince Phillip of Spain two days after they first met. Two years later Mary I became Queen of Spain when her father in-law gave up the throne. By Bryony.
  • Jul 16, 1557

    Anne of Cleves dies

    Anne of Cleves dies
    Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of Henry VIII dies
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen Elizabeth I

    by Hannah & Haroon
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Mary I dies

  • Jan 15, 1559

    Elizabeth is crowned Elizabeth I

    Elizabeth is crowned Elizabeth I
  • Defeat of the Spanish Armada

    Defeat of the Spanish Armada
    The English defeat an attack by a Spanish Armada of ships. In this portrait Elizabeth's hand is resting on a globe of the world and she is richly dressed and wearing magnificent jewels. This is to show England's power and wealth.
  • Quen Elizabeth I died

    Quen Elizabeth I died
    Queen Elizabeth I died of blood poisoning at Richmond Palace.
    by William