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    by the debate of what the Church of England should looks like. Edward VI was a Protestant,and he made strides to define the Church of England as a Protestant church, instead of leaving the church as mostly Catholic in practice like his father had. Mary I, on the other hand, tried to revert England back to Catholicism. And finally, Elizabeth I started her reign by being diplomatic, careful not to lean on Protestantism or Catholicism too much, but as she spent more time as the monarch she became more and more Protestant and her policies illuminated that shift. Each monarch contributed to the religious debate that had taken over England,…

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    The Tudor Dynasty ruled England for more than a century with many powerful leaders. Queen Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen, was the most successful and powerful of the Tudors, and also a strong female monarch. Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533 to King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. As a child, Elizabeth lived apart from her parents at the Royal Palace of Hatfield, where she was exposed to education and politics at a young age. When she was only two years old, her mother was executed on erroneous…

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    Mary Tudor was the only child of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. She was born at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, England on February 18, 1516. Mary was alienated from her father after he annulled his marriage with Catherine because of her failure to birth a son. When the annulment was official, Mary was considered illegitimate and deprived of her status to the throne. By the time King Henry VII died, Edward VI took the throne. He was only 9 years old at the time, but died at age…

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    Mary I Tudor is born into the Catholic household of Henry VIII of England and Catherine of Aragon on February 18th, 1516. She is the only child of this marriage to survive infancy, and thus she is treated with great reverence from a young age. Mary is raised as a devout Catholic by her mother Catherine, and is extensively tutored in a diverse array of subjects. Mary’s diverse tutelage is due in part to her mother 's misfortune in not being able to produce a male heir. Catherine realizes that…

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    throne, England was on edge as to what the new religion would be. The foundations that led to such a change in religion began with the reigns of the two Tudor Henrys. Through the Henrys, the religious power began to shift from the pope of the Catholic Church to the English monarch because of the obvious flaws with the Catholic Church. It is possible that change of religion would have been slower if the pope and the Catholic Church had not had, in some circumstances,…

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    Queen Elizabeth's Legacy

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    She became sick in February of 1603 and suffered from frailty and insomnia (“Elizabeth I of England”). Elizabeth reigned for forty-four years before her death at Richmond Palace in Surrey on March 24, 1603 (“Queen Elizabeth I Biography”). She died at the age of 69 (“Elizabeth I of England”). Elizabeth reigned from the time of her sister, Mary’s death in 1558 until her own death in 1603 (“Elizabeth I” 1). Elizabeth was buried in Westminster Abbey next to her sister Mary I. There is Latin writing…

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    was still raised like a normal noble, educated and tutored by the finest. Her father constantly remarried in an attempt to produce a male heir, which he did with his third wife, Jane Seymour. Edward VI, her half-brother became the heir and succeeded the throne after Henry VIII. His rule was short lived for he died at the young age of fifteen due to a terminal condition. Edward VI wrote in his will that the throne be passed on to Lady Jane Grey, his once removed cousin, however after later…

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    There is a new Queen, who was born among royalty during the year of 1558 in Hatfield, England. She is one of the three surviving children of King Henry VIII and the most unlikely to be next in line for the throne. She would rule during a time period where her Protestant faith would be tested in the highest regard due to her mother and her brother previous rule before her. She never knew her mother, Anne Boylan, for she was beheaded before the people for being “unfaithful” to the king. The main…

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    Mid Tudor Crisis Analysis

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    Some historians have argued that Northumberland made the best of a bad situation. However the Treaty of Boulogne resulted in England giving up control for 400,000 crowns, an arranged marriage between Edward VI and Henry II’s daughter Elizabeth, the loss of England’s pension from France and the removal of English troops from Scotland. Each of these were considered humiliating by Northumberland but the loss of Boulogne was the most significant. The loss of Boulogne signified England’s loss of a…

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    personal and intertwined history had after effects in history in Scotland’s and England’s future monarchs. Prior to the reign of Henry VIII, Elizabeth and Mary, one ruled before all of them, henry’s father, Henry VII. Henry’s rise to power created a new dynasty within war torn England. Henry then married Elizabeth of York, which both strengthened his resolve to the throne, but also was the ending of the War of the Roses with their marriage in 1486. Their marriage brought peace to…

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