English Reformation Timeline

  • Period: Jan 22, 1500 to

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  • Jan 17, 1508

    Jane Seymour is born

    Jane Seymour is born
    Jane Seymour was born on this date at Wolf Hall, Wiltshire.
  • Jun 11, 1509

    Catherine of Aragon

    Catherine of Aragon
    She was married before Henry VIII to Arthur, Henry VII younger brother. Arthur died and she was bethrothed to Henry VIII but he was too young to be married and Henry VII wouldn't let them get married because he didn't like Spain. Finally when Henry VII died and Henry VIII became king, Henry VIII married June 11 1509. She bore 7 childern that died before they had a successful pregnancy Mary Born February 1516.
  • Jun 24, 1509

    King Henry VIII Takes the Throne

    King Henry VIII Takes the Throne
    King Henry VIII was born on 28 June 1491 in Greenwich Palace to Elizabeth of York. He was named after his father Henry VII. He was the second son of Henry VII but was always overshadowed by his older brother Arthur. After Arthur died, his father again took the throne. Henry never really liked his father and after Henry became king, he was sure to get rid of many of his fathers policies as well as executing many of his trusted servants.
  • Jun 24, 1509

    King Henry VIII

    King Henry VIII
    King Henry was used to eating plenty but he was always either hunting or wrestling which kept it of. By the time he turned 44, a horse had rolled over him in a tournament leaving him crippled. His eating habits did not diminish and could not excersise, leaving him extremely overweight. He was also the last English Monarch to attend the House of Lords meeting for over a century.He also wrote a book which was against Martin Luthers religious beliefs.
  • Jan 19, 1512

    Katherine Parr

    Katherine Parr
    Katherine Parr was born in 1512 in London. She was the last of King Henry XIII's six wives. Katherine's mother Maud made sure she received a high education even though her father had died as she was just a child. She was fluent in French, Latin and Italian and began learning Spanish when she was Queen. Before she married to Henry, she was married to Edward Borough,then got married to John Neville. They had both died and Katherine ended up marrying King Henry XIII although she expressed interest
  • Sep 22, 1515

    Ann of Cleves is born

    Ann of Cleves is born
    Ann of Cleves is born.
  • Jan 18, 1516

    Child Mary

    Child Mary
    Mary became queen in 1553 and in 1554 Mary married King Philip II of Spain.Shortly after their marriage, she announced she was pregnant but it was a lie. Mary returned England to Roman Catholicism. Protestants were persecuted and 300 are burnt at the stake thus the name Bloody Mary. Mary died on November 17, 1558.
  • Jan 20, 1521

    Kathryn Howard

    Kathryn Howard
    Kathryn Howard was born sometime in the year 1521. She was the daughter of Lord Edmund Howard.Kathryn came to court at about the age of 19 as a lady in waiting to Anne of Cleves.Sixteen days after King Henry XIII when he was free of Anne who later had died of cancer, Henry married his fifth wife Kathryn Howard in 1540. Henry was 49 and Kathryn was 19. There were many rumors that Kathryn was cheating on Henry. This was later proved in court with enought evidence to get Kathryn executed.
  • Jan 17, 1526

    Catherine of Aragon

    Catherine of Aragon
    Henry VIII devorced Catherine because he fell in love with one of his mistresses sisters, Anne Boleyn.
  • Jan 25, 1533

    Anne Boleyn

    Anne Boleyn
    Anne went to England around 1521 Meanwhile she went to court to attend Queen Catherine. Her first recorded appearance at Court was March 1, 1522 at a masque.After her marriage to the heir of Ormonde fell through, she began an affair with Henry Percy, but this marrage fell through as well.Anne also had a relationship of some sort with the poet Sir Thomas Wyatt. They got married in 1520 but Wyatt seprated. Not soon after she came back into contact with Henry VIII. Henry wanted her to....
  • Jan 25, 1533

    Anne Boleyn

    Anne Boleyn
    .. another one of his mistresses, but Anne wouldn't have it. The couple started to send love letters to one another.17 love letters to Anne remain and are preserved in the Vatican library, today. Henry fell in love with Anne and on January 25 1533, Anne and Henry were secretly married. On August 26, 1533 Princess Elizabeth was born. Anne had many other miscarriages She knew that her failure to produce a male was a threat to her life. Henry's irntrest in Jane Seymour, began to grow.
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Queen Elizabeth

    Queen Elizabeth
    Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533.
    Greenwich PalaceElizabeth died on March 24, 1603 at Richmond Palace and was succeeded by James I
  • May 2, 1536

    Anne Boleyn

    Anne Boleyn
    Anne was arrested at Greenwich and was informed of the charges against her: adultery and plotting to murder the King.The Queen and her brother were put on trial.Some 2000 people came. Anne denyed all the charges against her. Even though the evidence against them wasn't there, they were both found guilty. They were to be either burnt at the stake or beheaded, at the discretion of the King.On May 19 the Queen made a short speech and after was behaded.
  • May 30, 1536

    Jane Seymour marries King Henry VIII

    Jane Seymour marries King Henry VIII
    Jane Seymour marries King Henry VIII in Queen's Closet, Whitehall Palace.
  • Oct 10, 1537

    Prince Edward is born

    Prince Edward is born
    Prince Edward is born from Jane Seymour atHampton Court Palace and was christened on 15th of October.
  • Oct 24, 1537

    Jane Seymour dies

    Jane Seymour dies
    Jane dies of weakness two weaks after she gives birth (or has Cesarean section) to her son, Edward. Unlike the two wives before her, she had no coronation.
  • Jan 6, 1540

    Ann of Cleves marries King Henry VII

    Ann of Cleves marries King Henry VII
    Ann of Cleves marries King Henry VIII in Greenwich.
  • Jul 1, 1540

    Ann of Cleves is divorced to King Henry VIII

    Ann of Cleves is divorced to King Henry VIII
    Ann of Cleves gets divorced to King Henry VIII.
  • Feb 13, 1542

    Kathryn Howard

    Kathryn Howard
    Kathryn Howard was executed on the Tower of London on the 13th of Februrary in 1542
  • Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VIII

    King Henry VIII
    King Henry VIII wanted to have a boy but the wife he was with constantly had dying children quickly after birth. King Henry wanted to divorce his wife for another but the Catholic church did not like this. So King Henry established his own chuch, the Protestant Church. This way he could divorce as many wives as he wanted. King Henry ended up having 6 different wives. King Henry had tried conquering France several times in his lifetime as well as attacking Scotland.
  • Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VIII

    King Henry VIII
    After trying to reconquer parts of France he only ended up conquering Boulogne. He also tried conquering Scotland which only made the French and the Scots become allies. King Henry VIII eventually died at Whitehall Palace on January 28, 1547
  • Sep 5, 1548

    Katherine Parr

    Katherine Parr
    1545, her book “Prayers or Meditations” became the first work published by an English Queen under her own name. Another book, “The Lamentation of a Sinner”, was published after Henry VIII’s death.Katherine then secretly married Thomas Seymour. Katherine died in Gloucestershire on the 5th of September in 1548
  • Jul 6, 1553

    King Edward dies

    King Edward dies
    King (formerly prince) Edward dies on the 6 of July, 1553.
  • Jul 16, 1557

    Ann of Cleves dies

    Ann of Cleves dies
    Ann of Cleves dies on the 16 of July,1557 at Chelsea Manor, London.
  • Queen Elizabeth I

    Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen Elizabeth was King Henry's and Anne Boleyn's Daughter. Anne was Henry's second wife who was later beheaded.During the reign of Edward VI, After Edward died, Elizabeth's sister Mary claimed the throne. And after Mary's death, Elizabeth was crowned queen on January 15, 1559. Elizabeth I was crowned Queen by Owen Oglethorpe.Elizabeth never married, but managed to successfully play her suitors off of one another for about 25 years.Her reign was sometimes referred to as the golden age.
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