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Edward IV
snatched the throne from Henry VI
Edward IV
known for his beauty and courage
Edward V
ruled only 11 weeks
Edward V
possibly murdered by Richard III
Richard III
uncle of Edward V
Richard III
put Edward and his brother in the Tower of London, maybe
Richard III
defeated and killed in 1485 at Bosworth Field, the last battle of the War of the Roses
Richard III
the last king of England to die in battle
Henry VII
the first Tudor king (founder of the Tudor dynasty)
Henry VII
defeats Richard II at Bosworth Field, ending the War of the Roses
Henry VII
sided with the Lancastrians but married Elizabeth, a Yorkist to help the peace`
Henry VIII
a true renaissance king --- jouster, poet, lute player, bow and arrow expert
Henry VIII
first wife, Catherine of Aragorn only bears him a daughter, Mary
Henry VIII
establishes the Church of England to divorce Catherine
Henry VIII
closed Catholic monastaries and took church money
Henry VIII
second wife is Anne Boleyn; she bears him a daughter, Elizabeth
Henry VIII
after 3 years of marriage, he has her executed on charges of adultery
Henry VIII
third wife = Jane Seymour gives birth to a boy, Edward but soon dies
Henry VIII
fourth wife = Anne of Cleaves-- marriage is never consummated (they played cards)
Henry VIII
6th wife = Catherine Parr
Henry VIII
by the end of his reign, 1547, Cathocism is done away with and its abbeys and monastaries are dissolved
Edward VI
sone of Jane Seymour
Edward VI
came to throne at age 9
Edward VI
continued the Protestant Reformation
Edward VI
had syphillus, died at 16
Edward VI
Lady Jane Grey tries to take throne but only rules for 9 days
Mary
daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
Mary
heads the Catholic Counter Reformation
Mary
marries Philip of Spain
Mary
Wyatt led a rebellion against Mary
Elizabeth
returns to the Protestant faith
Elizabeth
the virgin queen
Elizabeth
gave aid to Protestants in Holland
Elizabeth
Philip of Spain is incensed
Elizabeth
1588--130 ships are sent by the Spanish
Elizabeth
Mary Queen of Scots is imprisoned by Elizabeth