May 19, 1501
Anne Boleyn was bornSecond wife of King Henry VIII
Period: Jan 17, 1509 to
Apr 21, 1509
King Henry VIII Takes the ThroneKing Henry VIII before he became King:
King Henry VII was born on June 28th 1491. He was the second son of Henry VII. In his youth he was highly athletic and intelligent. He did things like tennis, hunting, and he also enjoyed writing both books and music. However, we don’t know much about henry’s childhood because his brother, Arthur was supposed to become king but he ended up dying.
Jun 24, 1509
Catherine of AragonWed on June 24 of 1509 -Catherine of Aragon
-She was the youngest surviving child of the joint rulers of Spain
- She was first married to Prince Arthur 8 years before marrying King Henry VIII.
- Prince Arthur died leaving Catherine a widow.
- She recorded to be pregnant a total of 7 times and only one child survived.
- Her first pregnancy was a miscarriage and the second time around her child lived for only 52 days, after a couple more tries they finally had a daughter named, Mary.
Feb 18, 1516
Mary is bornKing Henry VIII being the father and her mother Catherine of Aragon
Feb 13, 1520
Kathryn Howard is bornShe was the 10th child of Edmund Howard and Joyce Culpepper.
Jan 22, 1533
Divorced Catherine of AragonKing Henry VIII was angry that Catherine had not yet conceived a male for the heir of the throne, so he wants a divorce, and so it happened.
Sep 7, 1533
Birth of Elizabeth IThe child of Anne of Boleyn, Henry VIII second wife.
Apr 21, 1534
Creation of the Church of EnglandIn his early years of reign, King Henry VIII was a devote Catholic who supported the Pope. However his view of the Catholic Church would soon Change. Unhappy that his first wife, Catherine of Aragon was unable to have a male son, he wanted an annulment from her. Unfortunately for him, the Pope refused his request because divorce was not allowed in the Catholic religion. Angered by the Pope’s decision, Henry VIII decided to create his own separate Church of England.
Apr 21, 1534
Act of SupremacyThe English Act of parliment in which King Henry VIII was titled "Supreme Head of the Church of England", which was repealed by his own daughter Mary during her reign.
May 19, 1536
Anne Boleyn DiedAnne was executed on charges of incest, witchcraft, adultery and conspiracy against the king.
May 30, 1536
Jane Seymour's marriage to King Henry• Historians think that she only married Henry VIII out of fear because of how his previous wives have been treated.
• Within 24 hours of Anne Boleyn, being executed, Jane and Henry VIII were engaged to be married.
• Henry VIII considered Jane to be his first true wife and was convinced that she would carry his long hoped for son.
• Jane was Catherine of Argon, Henry’s first Queen’s maid-of-honor in their wedding ceremony.
• Jane helped fixed the relationship of Henry and Mary.
Oct 12, 1537
Edward VI was bornEdward VI was King of England and Ireland
Oct 24, 1537
Jane Seymour's deathDied from giving birth to her son Edward VI
Jan 6, 1540
Anne of Cleves Marriage• Her marriage to King Henry VIII was set up as a way to form an alliance to protect a England.
• She was not well suited for life at the English Court because of her upbringing that had a bigger concentration on domestic skills as opposed to music and literature.
• Ann was smart and she knew not to get in that way of Henry’s attempt to annul the marriage.
• Henry VIII and Ann of Cleves became good friends after they divorced.
• She was the only one of King Henry’s wives to outlive him.
Jul 24, 1540
Kathryn HowardBecame King Henry VIII 5th wife
Jul 12, 1543
Marries Katherine Parr-She was fluent in French, Italian and Latin. -The wedding took place in private with only an audience of about 20 people.-Katherine was involved in the reformed church, making some of the conservatives on King henry VIII’s court hate her, they ended up plotting against her, torturing people to get evidence of heresy against the Queen, but they never could. -She was a patron of the Arts and Music. --She was a patron of the Arts and Music.-Katherine outlived King Henry VIII.
Jan 28, 1547
Edward VI became KingHe was crowned at the age of 9.
Sep 5, 1548
The one that Survived diesKatherine Parr dies 5 days after the birth of her daughter due to puerperal fever.
Jul 6, 1553
Edward VI diedHis last words were, " I am glad to die".
Jul 19, 1553
Mary takes the throneOnce Henry and Catherine divorced Mary was no longer a princess, she was known as “The lady Mary”. --There was a total of four plots to get Mary off the throne and Elizabeth on.-Mary married Prince Phillip of Spain two days after first meeting him.- 275 people died from being what Mary saw as a heretic, and that was why she gained the name “Bloody Mary.-Mary had a phantom pregnanc, twice once early in her reign and once when she was 42 before she died.
Jul 16, 1557
Death of Anne of ClevesShe died from old age and natural causes.
Nov 17, 1558
Elizabeth I Takes the Throne-She was the child of King Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne of Boleyn.
-She became queen in 1558, but she never married although many believed she had numerous affairs with people.
-Because of her mother’s execution, Elizabeth vowed to never marry anyone in her life.
-Although Henry VII executed her mother, Elizabeth was very fond of him and she honored his memory after he died.
- During her reign, many new lands were explored in the new world. Additionally, she repealed the Catholic legislation.
Nov 17, 1558
Mary diesfrom an illness
Jan 22, 1559
Elizabeth's Act of SupremacyAfter her sister repealed the first Act of Supremacy,once she was in reign Elizabeth decided to restate and replace the first Act of Suypremacy, originally made by her father.
Death of Elizabeth IBlood Poisoning