English Reformation

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  • Apr 22, 1509

    King Henry VIII takes the Throne

    King Henry VIII takes the Throne
    Due to his father's death in 1509, King Henry VIII rose to the throne. At this time he was an accomplished scholar, linguist, and musician. Before his rise to power he was engaged to his brother's widow, Catherine of Aragon. After several attempts to concieve a son, all he got was a daughter. He banished Catherine, and chose another wife. This went on for a while, and he finally had a male heir, Edward.
  • Period: Apr 22, 1509 to

    English Reformation

    The time between the throning of KIng Henry VIII and the death of Queen Elizabeth I.
  • Period: Apr 22, 1509 to Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VIII

    Due to his father's death in 1509, King Henry VIII rose to the throne. At this time he was an accomplished scholar, linguist, and musician. Before his rise to power he was engaged to his brother's widow, Catherine of Aragon. After several attempts to concieve a son, all he got was a daughter. He banished Catherine, and chose another wife. This went on for a while, and he finally had a male heir, Edward.
  • Period: Jun 11, 1509 to Jan 23, 1533

    Catherine of Argon

    atherine, first wife of King Henry, was the Spanish Queen consort of England while in power. Beforehand, she had been the Princess of Whales when she married Henry's brother, Arthur. Though she was queen, Henry had theirselves divorced, of a sort, since Catherine had failed to bare any sons that lived. She had chosen not to accept Henry as rightfully Head of the Catholic Church, and considered herself still Queen and wife of the king, even though Henry had another wife.
  • Jun 24, 1509

    King Henry marries Catherine of Argon

    King Henry marries Catherine of Argon
    Catherine, first wife of King Henry, was the Spanish Queen consort of England while in power. Beforehand, she had been the Princess of Whales when she married Henry's brother, Arthur. Though she was queen, Henry had theirselves divorced, of a sort, since Catherine had failed to bare any sons that lived. She had chosen not to accept Henry as rightfully Head of the Catholic Church, and considered herself still Queen and wife of the king, even though Henry had another wife.
  • Feb 18, 1516

    Mary is born.

    Mary is born.
  • Period: Feb 18, 1516 to Nov 17, 1558

    Mary, first daughter of King Henry VIII

    Known as Bloody Mary, she had 300 Protestants burnt at the stake during her reign as she returned England to Catholisism. Married King Phillip II of Spain in 1554, and died without children in 1558.
  • Jan 25, 1533

    Anne Boleyn takes the Queen's place

    Anne Boleyn takes the Queen's place
    Born in 1501, Anne Boleyn was the second wife of King Henry VIII. Through this marriage and the annuling of Queen Catherine of Aragon started the seperation of the Church and the King. While in the palace, she gave birth to Elizabeth, the soon to be first true Queen of England. Henry was dissapointed, however, when she failed to give birth to a son.He soon chose another Queen, and sent Anne to court. She was founded guilty, and then was beheaded. Some say she was a main cause of the Reformation.
  • Period: Jan 25, 1533 to May 19, 1536

    Anne Boleyn

    Born in 1501, Anne Boleyn was the second wife of King Henry VIII. Through this marriage and the annuling of Queen Catherine of Aragon started the seperation of the Church and the King. While in the palace, she gave birth to Elizabeth, the soon to be first true Queen of England. Henry was dissapointed, however, when she failed to give birth to a son.He soon chose another Queen, and sent Anne to court. She was founded guilty, and then was beheaded. Some say she was a main cause of the Reformation.
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Elizabeth I is born.

    Elizabeth I is born.
  • Period: Sep 7, 1533 to

    Elizabeth, second daughter of King Henry

    The first daughter of Henry, she Anne Boleyn, she became queen in 1558 when Mary I died. Never married, and during her reign the Spanish Armada was defeated. Repealed the Catholic legistlation that Mary had put in place.
  • Nov 28, 1534

    1st Act of Supremacy

    1st Act of Supremacy
    Considered to be the start of the English Reformation, it allowed King Henry to be "the only supreme head on Earth of the Church of England." It degraded the Pope's power within the church. It was taken back in 1554 by Queen Mary in efforts to return Catholisism to England. It was reinstated as the Second Act of Supremacy in 1559.
  • May 30, 1536

    Jane Seymour, the Queen who Never Reached 30.

    Jane Seymour, the Queen who Never Reached 30.
    After Anne Boleyn had been executed, King Henry chose Jane Seymour, who was Catherines of Argon's maid of honor. While her time in the palace was short, just over a year and a half, she had achieved everything she has set out to do: she had given the King a son he desperatley needed, and she had given her family a great name at that time. But Henry charged her with High Treason, Incest and Adultry, and Henry sent her to be executed on 24 of October, 1537
  • Period: May 30, 1536 to Oct 24, 1537

    Jane Seymour

    After Anne Boleyn had been executed, King Henry chose Jane Seymour, who was Catherines of Argon's maid of honor. While her time in the palace was short, just over a year and a half, she had achieved everything she has set out to do: she had given the King a son he desperatley needed, and she had given her family a great name at that time. But Henry charged her with High Treason, Incest and Adultry, and Henry sent her to be executed on 24 of October, 1537
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Edward is born.

    Edward is born.
  • Period: Oct 12, 1537 to Jul 6, 1553

    Edward, King Henry's only Son

    Edward, being Henry's only son, became King at the age of ten when Henry passed away. He was Henry's third child with his third wife, Jane Seymour.He was very sickly and was thought to have tuberculosis. He died in 1553, and named Lady Jane Grey as his heir so his Protestant faith remaned in England.
  • Jan 6, 1540

    Anne of Cleves is crowned Queen

    Anne of Cleves is crowned Queen
    Anne of Cleves was the daughter of the Duke of Cleves, maing her an important wife for ally-ship. Although Henry had thought of her as Queen, he did not find her attractive.Though he wanted a divorce anyways, a war rang out between Cleves and the Empire, so divorce was the smarted suggestion.
  • Period: Jan 6, 1540 to Jul 4, 1540

    Anne of Cleves

    Anne of Cleves was the daughter of the Duke of Cleves, maing her an important wife for ally-ship. Although Henry had thought of her as Queen, he did not find her attractive.Though he wanted a divorce anyways, a war rang out between Cleves and the Empire, so divorce was the smarted suggestion.
  • Jul 28, 1540

    Katherine Howard becomes Henry's Queen

    Katherine Howard becomes Henry's Queen
    Catherine Howard was the daughter of Lord Edmund Howard, the brother of Duke of Norfolk. She was the Lady in Waiting behind Anne of Cleves, who Henry divorced just 16 days before their marraige. She was executed for infidelity, which Henry never doubted, since she was looking for a husband closer to her age. The execution took place on 13 February, 1542
  • Period: Jul 28, 1540 to Feb 13, 1542

    Katherine Howard

    Catherine Howard was the daughter of Lord Edmund Howard, the brother of Duke of Norfolk. She was the Lady in Waiting behind Anne of Cleves, who Henry divorced just 16 days before their marraige. She was executed for infidelity, which Henry never doubted, since she was looking for a husband closer to her age. The execution took place on 13 February, 1542
  • Jul 12, 1543

    Katherine Parr becomes the last Queen

    Katherine Parr becomes the last Queen
    Daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, Katherine was actually named after King Henry's first wife, Catherine of Argon. When they married, Katherine had already married once before and had been widowed. Being her last wife, she actually was against the breaking up of the King and the Pope. She kept books which, if found, would result in execution. After Henry's death, she looked after the next king, King Edward IV.
  • Period: Jul 12, 1543 to Jan 28, 1547

    Katherine Parr

    Daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, Katherine was actually named after King Henry's first wife, Catherine of Argon. When they married, Katherine had already married once before and had been widowed. Being her last wife, she actually was against the breaking up of the King and the Pope. She kept books which, if found, would result in execution. After Henry's death, she looked after the next king, King Edward IV.
  • Feb 4, 1547

    Edward becomes King

    Edward becomes King
  • Jul 18, 1553

    Mary I becomes Queen

    Mary I becomes Queen
  • Nov 27, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen

    Elizabeth I becomes Queen
  • Oct 28, 1559

    Second Act of Supremacy.

    The Second Act of Supremacy included an Oath of Supremacy requiring publilc or Church officers to swear allegience to the King/ Queen as the governer of the Church of England.