The English Reformation

  • Period: Jan 1, 1509 to

    Engish Reformation

  • Apr 21, 1509

    King Henry VIII takes the throne

    King Henry VIII takes the throne
    King Henry was born in 1491 in Greenwich Palace. He gained many titles in childhood, though was not expected to be king. Surprisingly, he was not obese until much later in life. He had three siblings that survived infancy. Originally, his brother Arthur was intended to take the throne. Arthur was married to Catherine of Aragon at the age of 15; however, he died shortly after. Henry was a replacement.
  • Jun 11, 1509

    King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon

    King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon
    -Born on the 16th of December 1485
    -Died on the 7th of January 1536
    -Previously married to the prince of Wales, Arthur; Arthur died on 2 April 1502
    -First wife of King Henry VIII
    -Married King Henry VIII seven years after the death of Arthur, she was 23 while King Henry III was 18
    -Pregnant 6 times, 3 sons 3 daughters; all of them died besides Mary I, who was the 5th baby
  • Feb 18, 1516

    Mary Tudor (Mary I of England) Born

    Mary Tudor (Mary I of England) Born
  • May 23, 1533

    King Henry VIII divorces Catherine of Aragon

    King Henry VIII divorces Catherine of Aragon
  • May 28, 1533

    King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn

    King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn
    -Second wife of King Henry VIII
    -Born in 1501
    -Died on May 19, 1536
    -Beheaded at the tower of London
    -Convicted of adultery, incest and treason
    -Had several miscarriages, no son born
  • Jul 19, 1533

    Mary Tudor

    Mary Tudor
    -Became Queen Consort of Spain after marrying the King of Spain, 1554
    -Restored Roman Catholicism after the short-lived Protestant reign of her half-brother
    -Only Surving child of Catherine of Aragon
    -Died 17 of November, 1558
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Elizabeth Tudor Born

    Elizabeth Tudor Born
  • Jan 1, 1534

    King Henry breaks away from the Catholic Church

    King Henry breaks away from the Catholic Church
    King Henry broke away from the Catholic Church to anull his divorce with Catherine of Aragon. He did this because the head of the Church is "in charge of all". He became the head of the Church without the intention to seperate himself from it.
  • Nov 26, 1534

    First act of Supremacy Passed

    First act of Supremacy Passed
    King Henry VIII Declared that he was the one and only ruler of the Church of England. There were two main reasons he did this:
    1.) He wanted to divorce Catherine of Aragon, but the Pope would not pass the divorce. Under his own church, he could divorce as he wished. 2.) Stemming from the first, he realized the Pope had too much power, and wanted to mitigate this.
  • Jan 7, 1536

    Catherine of Aragon dies

    Catherine of Aragon dies
  • May 19, 1536

    Anne Boleyn dies

    Anne Boleyn dies
  • May 30, 1536

    King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour

    King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour
    -Born in 1508
    -Died on October 24, 1537
    -Third wife of King Henry VIII
    -Had a relationship with King Henry VIII during his marriage with Anne Boleyn
    -Died after giving birth to the first living male heir, Edward VI
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Edward Tudor Born

    Edward Tudor Born
  • Oct 24, 1537

    Jane Seymour dies

    Jane Seymour dies
  • Jan 6, 1540

    King Henry VIII marries Anne of Cleves

    King Henry VIII marries Anne of Cleves
    -Born on 22th of September, 1515
    -Died July 16, 1557
    -4th wife of King Henry VIII
    -She was Queen of England from January 6, 1540 to July 9, 1540
    -There marriage was never consummated
    -Died of cancer
  • Jul 9, 1540

    King Henry VIII divorces Anne of Cleves

    King Henry VIII divorces Anne of Cleves
  • Jul 28, 1540

    King Henry VIII marries Kathryn Howard

    King Henry VIII marries Kathryn Howard
    -5th wife of King Henry VIII
    -Born in 1518
    -Died on Febuary 13, 1542
    -Beheaded at the tower of London
    -Rumor has it that she was pregnant with King Henry's child when he was married to Anne of Cleves
    -Allegedly had an affair with King Henry VIII's favorite courtier named Thomas Culpeper
  • Feb 13, 1542

    Kathryn Howard dies

    Kathryn Howard dies
    Febuary 13, 1542
  • Jul 12, 1543

    King Henry marries Katherine Parr

    King Henry marries Katherine Parr
    -Last of King Henry VIII's 6 wives
    -Born in 1512
    -Died on the 5th of September, 1548
    -Besides Henry, she had 3 other husbands
    -Held a close relationship with King Henry VIII's three children
    -Died because of complications resulting from childbirth
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Edward Tudor

    Edward Tudor
    -King of England and Ireland from 28 Jan., 1547 until his death on July 6, 1553 (15 yrs. old)
    -Crowned at age of nine
    -Third Monarch of Tudor Dynasty
    -Reign marked by social unrest and economic problems that caused riots to break out in 1549
    -Attempted to keep Catholicism out of the country after his death
  • Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VIII dies

    King Henry VIII dies
    28 January 1547
  • Sep 5, 1548

    Katherine Parr dies

    Katherine Parr dies
  • Jul 6, 1553

    Edward Tudor dies

    Edward Tudor dies
  • Jan 1, 1554

    1st Act Repealed

    1st Act Repealed
  • Jul 16, 1557

    Anne of Cleves dies

    Anne of Cleves dies
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Elizabeth Tudor

    Elizabeth Tudor
    -Sometimes refered to as "The Virgin Queen"
    -Queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 Nov., 1558 utnil her death
    -Fifth and last monarch of the Tudor Dynasty
    -Never produced an heir to her throne, thus discontinuing the Tudor Line
    -Elizabethan Era
    -Died 24 Mar., 1603
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Mary Tudor dies

    Mary Tudor dies
  • 1st Act Reinstated

    1st Act Reinstated
    When Elizabeth the 1st reinstated the 1st act, she estabilished herself as a governor rather than a head, which gave her essentially the same power in a less obtrusive way.
  • Elizabeth Tudor dies

    Elizabeth Tudor dies