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The English Reformation

  • Apr 21, 1509

    King Henry VIII Takes the throne

    King Henry VIII Takes the throne
    King Henry VIII took the throne following his fathers death in April, 1509. He had been preparing to take the throne following his older brother Arthur's death. Upon Taking the throne, Henry inherited 1.5 million pounds from his father.
  • Apr 21, 1509

    King henry breaks away from Catholic Church

    King henry breaks away from Catholic Church
    King Henry broke up with the catholic church because he wanted a divorce with Anne Boleyn and the church wouldnt let him. After breaking away Henry formed the Church of England, It was basically the same as the catholic church except that people could divorce. Henry believed that Kings were God's chosen rulers, therefore the King is closer to God's will than the pope.
  • Apr 21, 1509

    Early life Of King Henry VIII

    Early life Of King Henry VIII
    Throughout King Henry's Childhood he was overshadowed by his older brother Arthur. He felt inadequate as a child and he had a constant desire to prove himself. He stayed with his mother, Elizabeth of York, and had a sheltered existance. Henry watched as Arthur was paraded before England as the heir to the throne. Then suddenly and odd chain of events occured where both Arthur and Elizabeth died, leaving Henry with a greif crazed King as a father. henry and his father hated each other and when...
  • Apr 21, 1509

    Early life of King henry VIII Part 2

    Early life of King henry VIII Part 2
    Henry and his father hated each other and when Henry's father died he reversed almost all of his polocies and killed his most trusted servants.
  • Period: Apr 21, 1509 to

    The English Reformation

    The period of time when England broke away from the pope
  • Jun 11, 1509

    Catherine of Aragon Marries King Henry VIII

    Catherine of Aragon Marries King Henry VIII
    Catherine of Aragon was the youngest surviving child of her sibblings. Her parents were the joint rulers of Spain. When she was three she was betrothed to Arthur, the son of Henry VII of England. Arthur was not even two at the time.When she was almost 16, Catherine went to England. It took her three months. When she returned, she married soon after. Aurther died later and after a few years she married King Henry VIII. Her true love Henry VII died before they could marry.
  • Jun 11, 1509

    5 Fast Facts about Catherine of Aragon

    5 Fast Facts about Catherine of Aragon
    She was born in Madrid, Spain
    She was twenty- three when she married the eighteen year old King Henry VIII
    Only one out of her six pregnancies resulted in a child
    She was said to be beautiful with long red hair and blue eyes
    Henry VIII and her daughter (Mary) did not attend her funeral
  • Sep 22, 1515

    Birth Of Anne of Cleaves

    Birth Of Anne of Cleaves
  • Feb 18, 1516

    Birth Of Mary 1

    Birth Of Mary 1
  • Period: Jan 20, 1527 to Jan 19, 1533

    The Annulment #1

    In 1527 Henry VII started to "seek an annulment of his marriage to Catherine" So he could be free to marry Anne. Catherine heard of this in the later years when Anne became pregnant.
  • Jan 25, 1533

    Anne Boleyn Marries King Henry VIII

    Anne Boleyn Marries King Henry VIII
    They met when Anne was in France with her sister Mary. When Marry's husband died she went back to England, but Anne stayed behind. When she was in her late teens to her early twenties she was said to meet Henry VIII. Anne had many "Flings" with many different royal men before she was saught out by King Henry VIII. Anne was supposed to marry but that was broken off. King Henry VIII and Anne were secretly married after the seventeen love letters he had written her.
  • Jan 25, 1533

    5 Fast Facts about Anne Boleyn

    5 Fast Facts about Anne Boleyn
    She wasn't pretty at all
    She had a 6th finger on one hand
    She learned to speak fluent french from Henry VIII's sister
    Henry VIII and Anne were secretly married because Henry VIII was still married legally
    She had at least two miscarriages
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Birth Of Queen Elizabeth I

    Birth Of Queen Elizabeth I
  • Nov 26, 1534

    First Act of Supremacy

    The Act of Supremacy meant that King Henry VIII was declared the head of the Church of England. This all started because the church would not allow the annulment of Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon.This date can also be known and the potential start of the English Reformation.
  • Jan 7, 1536

    Death of Catherine of Aragon

    Death of Catherine of Aragon
    After the annulment she became a very heavy drinker which took a hard toll on her health. She also had a very unhealthy diet along with her drinking problem. We think she died just because of her health.
  • May 19, 1536

    Execution Day #1

    Execution Day #1
    On this day Anne Boleyn was beheaded for the accusation of adultry. She made a short speech before she removed her headdress and her head "was cut off with one swift cut" No one was really sure if she had comitted that crime because the evidence wasn't strong. She could have been killed for nothing.
  • May 30, 1536

    Jane Seymour Wife #3

    Jane Seymour Wife #3
    Just eleven days after the execution of his wife Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII married Jane Seymour. Jane was on the court of service for Queen Catherine and then was moved to wait on Anne. After the death of Anne(Jane already had the kings favor), they were both betrothed within a day of Anne's death.
  • May 30, 1536

    5 Fast Facts about Jane Seymour

    5 Fast Facts about Jane Seymour
    She was the only wife of his to have a son
    She was also the only wife to be buried with him
    Her great grandmother was also Anne Boleyn's great grandmother
    She was distantly related toKing Henry VIII
    She had her son on October 12th
  • Oct 12, 1537

    Birth of King Edward VI

    Birth of King Edward VI
    King Edward VI's mother was King Henry VIII's 3rd wife, Jane Seymour
  • Oct 24, 1537

    The Death of Jane Seymour

    The Death of Jane Seymour
    Long before he was to die Henry VIII had his tomb made. Just two weeks after Jane gave birth to her son, she died. She was buried in the tomb that was meant for King Henry VIII. They would be buried in the same tomb. They think she died because of something that happened while she was in labor.
  • Jan 6, 1540

    Marriage to Ann of Cleaves

    Marriage to Ann of Cleaves
    Anne Of Cleaves married King Henry VIII on January 6th, 1540. She and Henry had a doomed marriage. In henry's words "I liked her before not well, but now I like her much worse." The marriage soon dissolved, but Henry was not angry, in fact, he gave her a generous settlement after the marriage including the richmond Palace. They became good friends and she was an honorary member of the kings family. Henry then gave her precedence over all women in England save his own wife and daughters.
  • Jul 1, 1540

    Divorce of Anne Cleaves.

    Divorce of Anne Cleaves.
    Shortly after marriage, ann Divorced Henry.
  • Jul 28, 1540

    Wife #5 Kathryn Howard

    Wife #5 Kathryn Howard
    Only nineteen days after Heney VIII's seond divorce he marries Kathrny Howard who is much younger than he is
  • Jul 28, 1540

    5 Fast Facts about Katherine Howard

    5 Fast Facts about Katherine Howard
    She was 30 years younger than King Henry VIII
    She was the cousin of Anne Boleyn
    Henry VIII did not attend her funeral
    She was buried next to her cousin
    Her name was spelled many many different ways
  • Feb 13, 1542

    Execution #2 Kathryn Howard

    Execution #2 Kathryn Howard
    Less than a year into Kathryn's marriage, the rumors of her infidelity began. It was said that she was being quite flirtatious with some of the young men that worked for her and Henry VIII.
  • Jul 12, 1543

    Wife #6 Katherine Parr

    Wife #6 Katherine Parr
    Katherine had been widowed two times before she married King Henry VIII. Katherine got along with her three stepchildren very well, and was part of the two youngest's education. Not knowing but she soon would become pregnant herself for the first time, but not with King Henry VIII's baby.
  • Jul 12, 1543

    5 Fast Facts about Katherine Parr

    5 Fast Facts about Katherine Parr
    She was fluent in French, Italian, and Latin
    She had two books published in her life time; Prayers or Meditations and The Lamentation of a Sinner
    She became pregnant for the first time when she was 35
    Hampton Court Palace was where she and Henry VIII married
    She was extremely close with all three of her step children
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Coronation of King Edward VI

    Coronation of King Edward VI
    King Edward Became King on 20 February 1547 after his father, King Henry VIII died. He was 10 years old. He was a sicky child who was believed to have had tuberculosis. Due to his young age and early death, England was mostly governed by a Regency Council until he died. Edward was a devout protestant and introduced a uniform protestand service in england.
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Death Of King Henry VIII

    Death Of King Henry VIII
    King Henry was 55 years old at the time of his death. He died from old age combined with obesity. He was buried in St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, next to Jane Seymour
  • Sep 5, 1548

    Death of Katherine Parr

    Death of Katherine Parr
    Puerperal fever took her life soon after giving birth to her first and only child, Mary. Mary was not King Henry VIII's child but Thomas Seymour's after their secret marriage. She was buried at Sudeley Castle.
  • Jul 6, 1553

    Death of King Edward VI

    Death of King Edward VI
    Edward became ill in January 1553 with a fever and cough that gradually worsened. King Edward VI Died from tuberculosis at a very young age of 15
  • Oct 1, 1553

    Coronation Of Mary 1

    Coronation Of Mary 1
    Queen Mary the First was the only child King Henry VIII had with Catherine of Aragon that survived to be an adult. Mary is remembered for her restoration of Roman Catholicism. She is also remembered as "bloody Mary" because of the 300 protestants she burned at the stake. Mary was the first woman to succesfully claim the throne of England. Most of Mary's polocies never went into effect due to her short rule.
  • Jul 16, 1557

    Death Of Anne Cleaves

    Death Of Anne Cleaves
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Death of Mary 1

    Death of Mary 1
    caused by influenza or maybe cancer.
  • Jan 15, 1559

    Coronation of Elizabeth I

    Coronation of Elizabeth I
    Elizabeth was named after both her grandmothers, Elizabeth of York and Elizabeth Howard. Queen Elizabeth was sometimes called "The Virgin Queen." She was the fifth and final monarch of the Tudor Dynasty. Elizabeth's reign is famous for the flourishing of English drama. Elizabeth depended heavily on a group of trusted advisers. One of her first moves as queen was the establishment of an English Protestant church, of which she became the Supreme Governor.
  • Nov 22, 1559

    Act of Supremacy Part Two

    (November 22nd is not the actual date) This act of supremacy replaced the original act of 1534. These confirmed that Queen Elizabeth was the Supreme Govenor of the Church of England
  • Death Of Queen Elizabeth I

    Death Of Queen Elizabeth I
    Elizabeth went into deep depression after her friends died. She died on 24 March 1603 at Richmond Palace, between two and three in the morning.