England, Failure of Absolutism 
 Tudors 1485-1603 
     (constants--religion and Parliament) 
 I.   Henry VII 1485-1509 

 II.   Henry VIII  (1509-1547)
      Henry VIII, Majesty with Menace     Henry VIII

A. Marriage and annulment

         1.  Catherine of Aragon (1485-1536)
         2 . Anne Boleyn (1502-1536),
         3. Jane Seymour (c. 1504/04-1537)
         4.  Anne of Cleves (1515-1557)
         5.  Katherine Howard (1520-1542)
         6.  Katherine Parr (1512-1548)
B.   The Act of Supremacy 1534

           The Break from Rome  timeline
           "Sir Thomas More: A Man for One Season."
            Henry VIII and His Church

C. Dissolution of the Monasteries  1536 and 1539 

III.  Edward VI    (1547-1553)
     A. Duke of Somerset, Edward Seymour
     B. Duke of Northumberland, John Dudley
Lady Jane Grey  (check the links down the side of page)

IV.  Mary Tudor (1553-1558) 

V.  Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
      A. Elizabethan Settlement
      B. Roman Catholics

           1, Mary Stuart, Queen of the Scots   Mary Stuart, the Scottish Queene
           2. Spanish_Armada

      C.  English Puritans  /    The Character of an Old English Puritan, or Non-Conformist

VI. Tudor Succession Problems.

 VII. Frontiers and Power in the Early Tudor State

Be sure you note that the Tudors were absolute rulers yet their absolutism is accepted by the English people (Be familiar with those religious issues that allowed absolute rule, with familiar with the use that the Tudors made of Parliament)  Know the biographies of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Mary Tudor and Mary Stuart.


Wars of the Roses

Richard III

The Battle of Bosworth Field

Tudor Chronology  

House of Tudor Family Tree

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Women in Tudor England

   Henry the Horrible?.   a new link, check it out

William Harrison (1534-1593): Description Of Elizabethan England, 1577

Glossaries  religious, legal, food, organizations

Statutes of Henry VIII

      Elizabeth I: The Most Elusive Bride in History  a new link, check it out

Statutes of Elizabeth

          Tudor Parliaments             Parliament  be sure check both these sites for good account of how Parliament was organized and changed

.Monarchs of England1485-1901.ppt