English Reformation

  • Period: Dec 16, 1485 to Jan 7, 1536

    Life of Catherine of Aragon (birth - death)

  • Jun 28, 1491

    King Henry is born

    King Henry is born
    at Greenwhich Palace, Greenwich. At the begining of his life, he was fit and healthy, but then after he became king, he resembled the overwieght figure he is remembered as.
  • Period: Jan 23, 1505 to May 19, 1536

    Life of Anne Boleyn (birth -death)

  • Period: Jan 23, 1508 to Oct 24, 1537

    Life of Jane Seymour (birth - death)

  • Period: Jan 1, 1509 to

    Time Period of King Henry the 8th

  • Apr 21, 1509

    King Henry begins reign

    King Henry begins reign
    King Henry begins reign at the age of 18, after the sudden death of his older brother. He is known by Historians to be one of the most important monarchs of all time. Also during his reign, King Henry breaks away from the Roman Church to create his own, the Anglican Church, mainly because the pope wouldn't annul his first marriage. In order to do so he created his own church where he could get more queens in order to heighten the chance of him having a son as an heir.
  • Jun 11, 1509

    Marriage between Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII

    Marriage between Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII
    First wife of King Henry VIII, and she was the princess of the rulers of Spain
  • Period: Jan 23, 1512 to Sep 5, 1548

    Life of Katherine Parr (birth - death)

    1.Katherine Parr was the daughter of a couple in King Henry VIII's early reign.
    2.All of the husbands of Katherine Parr seemed to have died, including King Henry VIII.
    3. She secretely married Thomas Seymour only a few months after Henry VIII's death.
    4.She carefully cared over her stepchildren while married to King Henry VIII, considering their education and lives at home.
    5. She also was a patron of the arts, and she also published two books in her lifetime.
  • Period: Sep 22, 1515 to Aug 4, 1557

    Life of Anne of Cleves (birth - death)

    1.Marriage was nothing more than a truce
    2. Both parties actually worked towards the dissolvement of the marriage.
    3.Many factors contributed to the annulment of Anne of Cleves and Henry VIII, including Kathryn Howard and personal feelings to end the marriage.
    4.After the dissolvement she was given the title "King's Sister and given the Hever Castle, former home of Anne Boleyn.
    5. She attended the cornation of her ex-step-daughter Mary.
  • Feb 18, 1516

    Mary I Born

    Mary I Born
    Mary was the first child of Henry the 8th. She was declared a lady instead of a princess. Mary the first was very ill in 1542.
  • Period: Jan 23, 1521 to Feb 13, 1542

    Life of Kathryn Howard (birth - death)

    1.She died at the age of 21.
    2. She was the first cousin of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII
    3. One of the purposes of Kathryn was to lift the King's spirits for he had gained weight and was in great deals of pain.
    4. Less than a year into the marriage, rumors of infidelity occured for she participated in flirtateous courts.
    5. By November 1541 there was enough evidence for her misconduct, leading up to her execution.
  • Jan 23, 1533

    Annulment of Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII

    Annulment of Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII
    Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury granted the annulment for the pope wouldn't listen to King Henry VIII
  • Jan 25, 1533

    Marriage between Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII

    Marriage between Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII
    An interesting fact concerning Anne Boleyn, her sister Mary also had an affair with King Henry VIII
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Elizabeth the 1st born

    Elizabeth the 1st born
    Her coronation was one of the most expencive of all time. Her mother died WAY before she did. She was the only child of Henry of VIII to unite all the kingdoms of England.
  • Jan 22, 1534

    First Act Of Supremacy

    First Act Of Supremacy
    So that King Henry could divorce his wife because the pope wouldm't allow his marriage to be annuled.
  • May 19, 1536

    Annulment of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII

    Annulment of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII
    Anne Boleyn was executed for the accusations of adultery, incest, and planning to murder the King.
  • May 30, 1536

    Marriage between Jane Seymour and King Henry VIII

    Marriage between Jane Seymour and King Henry VIII
    An interesting fact is that Jane Seymour is the only wife to be buried with King Henry VIII
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Edward 6th Born

    Edward 6th Born
  • Oct 24, 1537

    Annulment of Jane Seymour and King Henry the VIII

    Annulment of Jane Seymour and King Henry the VIII
    Jane died two weeks after giving birth to her son Edward
  • Jan 6, 1540

    Marriage between Anne of Cleves and King Henry VIII

    Marriage between Anne of Cleves and King Henry VIII
    This marriage was only and excuse for a truce between France and the Roman Empire
  • Jul 22, 1540

    Annulment of Anne of Cleves and King Henry VIII

    Annulment of Anne of Cleves and King Henry VIII
    Both King Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves worked together to dissolve their marriage for Anne of Cleves was clever enough not to anger Henry VIII
  • Jul 28, 1540

    Marriage between Kathryn Howard and King Henry VIII

    Marriage between Kathryn Howard and King Henry VIII
    She was the first cousin to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife
  • Feb 13, 1542

    Annulment of Kathryn Howard and King Henry VIII

    Annulment of Kathryn Howard and King Henry VIII
    She was executed at the tower of London for promiscous acts leading up to her marriage with the king
  • Jul 12, 1543

    Marriage between Katherine Parr and King Henry VIII

    Marriage between Katherine Parr and King Henry VIII
    Henry VIII was Katherine Parr's third husband to have died...
  • Jan 21, 1547

    King Henry dies at 55

    King Henry dies at 55
    at St. Gorge's Chaple, Windor Castle
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Annulment of Katherine Parr and King Henry VIII

    Annulment of Katherine Parr and King Henry VIII
    Instead of Katherine Parr, dying or being banished, the divorce occured solely because of the death of King Henry VIII
  • Jul 6, 1547

    Edward 6th takes throne

    Edward 6th takes throne
    Edward takes reign of the country when his father dies and he was only a king for a few years. He died at age 15. He suffered from tuberculosis. Jane was queen for a few days after his death, but then afterward, Mary became queen due to popular demand.
    He was born in 1537 to Jane Seymour and died July 6 1553
  • Jan 23, 1553

    Queen Mary takes the throne

    Queen Mary takes the throne
    She takes the crown after Edwards death and she marries King Phillip II of Spain who was 11 years younger than her. For this reason her barely had any power in England, she also claimed she was pregnant, but it was later found that it was a fake. She also earned the name "Bloody Mary" for 300 protestants were prosecuted and were burnt at the stake for the sole purpose of returning England to Roman Catholism. She died Novemeber 17, 1558.
  • Mar 24, 1558

    Elizabeth I Takes the throne

    Elizabeth I Takes the throne
    She never married gaining the name "Virgin Queen" and she immediately repealed catholic legislation inroduced by her sister Mary. Her mother was the second wife of King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and England seemed to prosper and react positvely to her reign, also the great Spanish Armada was defeated in her reign.
    She was born in 1533 and died in 1603.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Mary Ist Dies

    Mary Ist Dies
    She was Coronated October 1st 1558.
  • Jan 23, 1559

    Act of Supremacy

    Act of Supremacy
    Placed under Queen Elizabeth, and it repleaded the first act of supremacy.