English Reformation

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  • Jan 1, 1509

    Before 1509

    Before 1509
    By the young age of 4, King Henry VIII had already been appointed Constable of Dover Castle, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, Earl Marshal of England, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Order of the Garter. He was also admitted into the Order of the Bath, made Duke of York, and made Warden of the Scottish Marches. His brother Arthur passed away in 1502 and Henry soon succeeded him in 1503 for the Dukedom of Cornwall, Prince of Wales & Earl of Chester. In 1509 his father died, leaving him the throne
  • Period: Jan 1, 1509 to

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  • Apr 21, 1509

    King Henry VII Takes the Throne

    King Henry VII Takes the Throne
    King Henry VII begins his reign as King of England after his brother dies.
  • Jun 11, 1509

    Marriage: Catherine of Aragon

    Marriage: Catherine of Aragon
    King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon's wedding.
  • Period: Jun 11, 1509 to May 23, 1533

    Catherine of Aragon's Tenure

    Got engaged to Prince Arthur at age 3, served as Regent of England, English people liked her and were sad when she died, friends of Erasmus and Thomas More, she spoke Latin, Spanish, French and Greek.
  • Feb 18, 1516

    Birth: Mary

    Birth: Mary
    King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon's daughter was born.
  • Jan 1, 1525

    King Henry breaks away from the Roman Church

    King Henry breaks away from the Roman Church
    King Henry broke away from the Roman Church because he wanted a male baby and his wife was too old. Then he fell in love with Anne Boleyn and she got pregnant and he needed to be married to her for it to be legitamate but the church said no so he broke away and made his own so he could get the marriage annulled
  • Jan 25, 1533

    Marriage: Anne Boleyn

    Marriage: Anne Boleyn
    King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's wedding.
  • May 23, 1533

    Marriage Annulled: Catherine of Aragon

    Marriage Annulled: Catherine of Aragon
    Marrige Annulled between Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII.
  • Period: May 28, 1533 to May 17, 1536

    Anne Boleyn's Tenure

    Named the title of Marquess of Pembroke, a position of honor, may have had 6 fingers or a defect of a 6th finger, on her coronation day she was brought down the river Thames and barges followed her boat for 4 miles, before her execution, her marriage was dissolved and declared invalid, and she was beheaded for adultery and her head and body was put in an arrow chest and buried in an unmarked grave in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula at the Tower of London.
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Birth: Elizabeth

    Birth: Elizabeth
    King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's daughter was born.
  • Nov 1, 1534

    Act of Supremacy: 1534

    Act of Supremacy: 1534
    Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy which made King Henry VIII the Surpreme Head of the Church of England.
  • Jan 7, 1536

    Death: Catherine of Aragon

    Death: Catherine of Aragon
    Catherine of Aragon's death.
  • May 17, 1536

    Marriage Annulled: Anne Boleyn

    Marriage Annulled: Anne Boleyn
    Marrige Annulled between Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII.
  • May 19, 1536

    Death: Anne Boleyn

    Death: Anne Boleyn
    Anne Boleyn's death from execution.
  • May 30, 1536

    Marriage: Jane Seymour

    Marriage: Jane Seymour
    King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour's wedding.
  • Period: May 30, 1536 to Oct 24, 1537

    Jane Seymour's Tenure

    Married King Henry 11 days after Anne Boelyn's execution, was never crowned due to a plague in London, died 2 weeks after the birth of her only child Edward, only wife to have a queen's funeral, and the only wife to be buried beside Henry in St. George's Chapel in the Windsor Castle.
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Birth: Edward

    Birth: Edward
    King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour's son was born.
  • Oct 24, 1537

    Death: Jane Seymour

    Death: Jane Seymour
    Jane Seymour's death.
  • Jan 6, 1540

    Marriage: Anne of Cleves

    Marriage: Anne of Cleves
    King Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves's wedding.
  • Period: Jan 6, 1540 to Jul 9, 1540

    Anne of Cleves's Tenure

    Henry married Anne after looking at paintings of her and her 2 sisters, she traveled from Germany to England to marry him, she was not liked by Henry and he protested the marriage but the ceremony went ahead, she received properties and a castle if she divorced Henry and she agreed, lived in England for the rest of her life and became one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in England.
  • Jul 9, 1540

    Marriage Annulled: Anne of Cleves

    Marriage Annulled: Anne of Cleves
    Marrige annulled between Anne of Cleves and King Henry VIII.
  • Jul 28, 1540

    Marriage: Catherine Howard

    Marriage: Catherine Howard
    King Henry VIII and Catherine Howard's wedding.
  • Period: Jul 28, 1540 to Nov 23, 1541

    Catherine Howard's Tenture

    Married King Henry when she was 19 and he was 49, appointed an admirer as her personal secretary, she was executed for adultery and was barried near Anne Boelyn at the Tower of London, she confessed to other relationships and they were also executed, she was sentenced to be executed and 2 days before her beheading, she practiced putting her head on the chopping block.
  • Nov 23, 1541

    Marriage Annulled: Catherine Howard

    Marriage Annulled: Catherine Howard
    Marrige Annulled between Catherine Howard and King Henry VIII.
  • Feb 13, 1542

    Death: Catherine Howard

    Death: Catherine Howard
    Catherine Howard's death
  • Jul 12, 1543

    Marriage: Catherine Parr

    Marriage: Catherine Parr
    King Henry VIII and Catherine Parr's wedding.
  • Period: Jul 12, 1543 to Jan 28, 1547

    Catherine Parr's Reign

    She was named after Catherine of Aragon, was fluent in French, Latin, Italian, and Spanish, had 2 husbands die by the time she was 31, was the first queen to have 2 books published, and was married a 4th time and had her 1st child Mary at age 36.
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Death: King Henry VIII

    Death: King Henry VIII
    King Henry VIII's death.
  • Period: Jan 28, 1547 to Jul 6, 1553

    During King Edward VI's Reign

    Crowned King at only 9 years old, he was too young to be in charge so a Regency Council made the decisions, lots of social unrest and economic problems during his reign, wanted Jane Grey's sons to be heir to the throne but when he realized he was going to die soon he wanted Mary to be the Queen, they allowed churchmen to get married.
  • Sep 5, 1548

    Death: Catherine Parr

    Death: Catherine Parr
    Catherine Parr's death
  • Jul 6, 1553

    Death: Edward

    Death: Edward
    Edward's death
  • Period: Jul 19, 1553 to Nov 17, 1558

    During Queen Mary I's Reign

    Was called "Bloody Mary" because of her strict law of persecuting Protestants, restored Roman Catholicism after years of Protestantism, assembled a military force that grew her support to become Queen, wanted a child to take the throne after her (to keep Catholicism going) instead of her sister Elizabeth, a protestant, and was married 2 days after she met her husband Philip.
  • Jul 16, 1557

    Death: Anne of Cleves

    Death: Anne of Cleves
    Anne of Cleves's death.
  • Jan 1, 1558

    Act of Supremacy: 1558

    Act of Supremacy: 1558
    Once Queen Elizabeth took the throne after Mary, she re-established the Act of Supremacy to allow England to be Protestant again.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Death: Mary

    Death: Mary
    Mary's death
  • Period: Nov 17, 1558 to

    During Queen Elizabeth I's Reign

    She became queen at 25, went to war with Spain and won, she brought protestantism back as the official religion of England, she had her first cousin (once removed), Mary Queen of Scots, executed, thought to have been in love with friend Robert Dudley.
  • Death: Elizabeth

    Death: Elizabeth
    Elizabeth's death