Dec 16, 1485
Catherine of Aragon is Born
Jun 28, 1491
Henry Tudor is BornHenry Tudor, or King Henry the VIII was born. He had six siblings but only three survived, Mary, Margret, and Arthur. Arthur was suspected to take the throne since he was older, but he died at age 15. Henry was 10 and he was now next in line for the throne.
Period: Jun 28, 1491 to Jun 28, 1509
Henry VIII Life InterestsWhen King Henry VIII was a young man, he took an enormous interests into art, culture, and music. He was a smart man, taught by private tutors throught his entire childhood. He also had a passion for listening to music and even writing it. Also, had a strong passion for gambling and jousting.Another character of him was that the was a good-natured man, until he learned that people would bow to his every wish, and he did things by getting much power and having things with absolute control.
Oct 31, 1501
Anne Boleyn was bornThere isn't an exact known time for when Anne Boleyn was born, but it was somewhere around this time.
Jul 4, 1508
Jane Seymour is BornThe third wife of King Henry VIII is born.
May 22, 1509
Henry VIII Young AdultHenry VII wanted to affirm is alliance with Spain so he offered his young son Henry to Arthur's widow. The two families requested that Pope Julius II officially grant dispensation to Arthur and Catherine's marriage. The pope conceded, but the official marriage of Henry and Catherine was postponed until the death of Henry VII in 1509, when at the age of 17, Henry married Catherine and the two were crowned at Westminster Abbey. They remained married until he divorced her in 1533.
Jun 11, 1509
King Henry Marries Catherine of AragonCatherine of Aragon married King Henry VIII. Catherine, actually was first married to Henry's older brother, Arthur, first. Six months later Arthur died and her marriage was over. She was still young enough to marry, so it was decided that she would marry Henry VIII.
Feb 18, 1516
Mary Tudor is bornMary is born to King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
Period: Dec 24, 1527 to Jan 1, 1533
The English ReformationKing Henry VIII was in a very tough position in his life when he wanted to break away from the Roman Catholic church. Henry wanted to have a boy so that someone would take his place as king when hi is older. However, the church would excommunicate him if he were to allow divorce as a king. So, he wanted to break away and create his own so that he could go find any woman he wants that can give him a boy.
Jan 25, 1533
King Henry VIII marries Anne BoleynAnne Boleyn married King Henry VIII the same year that he divorced his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. When Anne was younger, she spent part of her life growing up in France. She ended up loving France along with their art, music, and clothing. When she grew up King Henry broke away from the church to marry her. This would now be his second wife. And. she also gave birth to the Queen Elizabeth.
May 23, 1533
The marriage to Anne Boleyn DissolvesKing Henry VIII secretly married Anne because he tried to cover up any questionings of why Anne was pregnant. He didn't really want to marry her, so he never condsidered it an official marriage, and thought he could marry anyone he wanted. So, the archbishop declared that it was officially no longer a marriage on May 23.
Sep 7, 1533
Elizebeth I is bornElizebeth was born to King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn
Oct 9, 1533
King Henry VIII and Catherine Divorce
Nov 22, 1534
First Act of SepremacyIn this act King Henry declared independence from the Roman Church. The act has come to symbolize the english reformation. The act was repealed by his daughter Mary.
Jan 7, 1536
Catherine of Aragon DiesCatherine of Aragon dies at the age of 51
May 19, 1536
Anne Boleyn is ExecutedAnne Boleyn was one of King Henry VIII wives that was beheaded.
May 30, 1536
King Henry VIII marries Jane SeymourIn September in 1535 King Henry VIII happened to stay at the Seymour's house in WIltshire. This is when Jane and King Henry Met, and they started to really notice each other. Jane and King Henry ended up having deep feelings for each other. This is the wife that Henry considers his first true wife. He actually had a lot of feelings for her and cared about her. A year after they got married Jane was pregnant. She, was also the wife that carried H
Oct 12, 1537
Edward VI bornHe was born to King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour
Oct 24, 1537
Jane Seymour Dies
Jan 6, 1540
Anne Cleves and King Henry VIII get mariedAnne was raised learning domestic skills and didn't have much experience with art or literature which was King Henry VIII's strong suit
King Henry didn;t find Anne the least bit attractive.
By the time of the marriage King Henry VIII was alredy thinking of a way to get out of it
Anne knew that trying to resist the divorce would only land her in more trouble.
After the divorce she was given the title of 'King's Sister' and was given land.
Jul 20, 1540
King Henry VIII and Anne Cleves get divorcedThey were only married for 7 months
Jul 28, 1540
Kathryn Howard and King Henry VIII get marriedKing Henry VIII married Kathryn only sixteen days after his last divorce.
Kathryn Married 49 year old King Henry VIII at the age of 19.
Kathryn Was the first cousin of Anne Bolyen, one of King Henry VIII's previous wives.
Kathryn was able to lift the King's spirits for a short period of time.
Kathryn was accused of cheating on the King, she was executed.
Feb 13, 1542
Kathryn Howard is executed
Jul 12, 1543
Katherine Parr and King Henry VIII get marriedKatherine wanted to marry someone else but felt it was her duty to marry the King.
There was an execution warrant against the queen for heresy.
Katherine is the only wife to not die or be divorced.
Queen Katherine was a very educated woman.
She was the first Queen to publish a book in her own name.
Jan 28, 1547
King Henry VIII diesKing Henry dies widowing Queen Katherine. She died a little more than a year later. He died at the age of 56
Jan 28, 1547
Edward VI is crownedEdward was the Kings only son and his third child.
He took the thrown at the age of ten.
Edward was belived to have tuberculosis.
During his rule there was a series of rebelions.
He was tthe first king raised as a protestant.
Sep 5, 1548
Katherine Parr diesKatherine died at the age of 36
Jul 1, 1553
Mary Tudor takes the thrownMary Tudor was catholic and restored Roman Catholism in England.
She had the protestants persecuted.
More than 300 protestants were burned at the stake, this is where she got the name "Bloody Mary"
She took the thrown from her cousin 9 days after her cousin had taken it.
She married the Spanish King Phillip II.
Jul 6, 1553
Edward VI diesHe died at the age of 16
Jul 16, 1557
Anne Cleves diesShe died at the age of 42
Nov 17, 1558
Mary Tudor I diesShe died at the age of 42
Nov 17, 1558
Elizebeth I takes the thrownElizebeth never married and never had kids.
She is often recognized as one of the best kings or queens to rule.
She established an English Protestant Church.
During her rule the Spanish Armada was defeated.
Under her England explored new land and the New World.
Jan 21, 1559
Second Act of SpremacyQueen Mary reinstated the First Act of Supremact in 1559 after her sister, her predecessor repealed it. It dubbed Queen Elizebeth I the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. This act created a Royal Supremecy. The Monarch had now become head of church and state.
Elizebeth I diesShe died at the age of 70