The Tudors

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  • Reasons For Tudor Rebellions

    “I have no desire to make windows into men’s souls” – the famous words Elizabeth I told her subjects when she came to the throne in 1558. She was referring to the religious reforms and that she had no desire to interpret either Protestantism or Catholicism so closely to cause tensions or rebellions, like so many that had occurred during the reigns of her predecessors. Despite this, some would disagree and say it was the tough social, political or economic climate at the time that led to these inevitable revolts by the common people and subjects. This essay will look at how far religious discontent was the reason for the Tudor rebellions. In 1536, England was in the midst of religious reforms, converting from Catholicism to Protestantism. It…

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  • Tudor England Film Analysis

    The rise of Fascism and the Second World War made a profound impact upon historical films on Tudor England. This essay will show this through an analysis of the appropriate films and scholarly literature that exists. It will begin by discussing how film studios in Britain and ‘Hollywood’ begun using historical films on Tudor England to portray an anti-Nazi sentiment to a wide audience. It will become evident that some film studios during this period did not wish to cause offence, and…

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  • The Tudor Period: Religious Change And Reformation

    Question 1: Theme: Religious Change and reformation The Tudor period is often known for its religious changes. Religion was changed dramatically through the Tudor period from Catholicism to Henry Catholicism to Protestantism to Catholicism to Protestantism. With each new monarch to the 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…

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  • Elizabeth Tudor: Queen Of The Golden Age

    seems unrealistic to imagine their lives. For so many, history is just a list of facts and dates. If people were to really look closely at history they can learn about people, who were just like us, even though they lived in an entirely different era. To be able to connect to someone that lived hundreds or thousands of years ago, in a completely different world is utterly amazing. History affects our past, present, and eventually our future. Now take a moment to think of what life was like back…

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  • Marriage Relationships In Tudor Political Drama By Winkelman

    Marriage Relationships in Tudor Political Drama looks at court dramas from Tudor England (1485 - 1603) to put together a historical account on political theatre. Winkelman argues that “court interludes constituted a vital medium for interventionist advocacy about matrimony.” (201) He takes Tudor marriages as his main point of study to discern the role of court productions in influencing politics. Winkelman believes that theatrical productions correspond with the political concerns of the time so…

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  • Commentary On Maya Vasquez´s How To Get Away With Murder

    The show opens with a fast forward to the final episode of the season, similar to season one of How to Get Away with Murder (Robinson, 2015). A station wagon is seen flying down a dirt road and we see the three main characters (who are inside the car) looking behind them in a panic. Without any further context it will cut to the opening credit sequence which are panoramic shots of New Mexico, inspired by the opening scene of chapter 39 of House of Cards (Buchman, 2015). In the pilot episode, the…

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  • Six Feet Under Analysis

    In the series Six Feet Under, the underlying color scheme is muted and cold. The strategic use of color in the series coincides with the underlying theme of death throughout the show. The first instance of the dark color scheme is shown during the show’s theme song, in the theme song there are many items that appear in gray, brown, and white colors. The flowers in the opening song of the show start off with bright green and pink colors, which quickly turn to dark brown dull colors as the flowers…

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  • Tudor Longbows Analysis

    Tudor longbows were most prevalently featured as the primary projectile weapon of war during the reigns of King Henry VIII because of their success against similarly equipped enemies and their regulatory aspect. Before archery transformed into a source of luxury entertainment for the upper classes, it was a necessary skill demanded by the monarchy to preserve national defenses through a trained civilian army. King Henry VIII even instituted ordinances and parliamentary statutes that required men…

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  • Henry Viii Personality

    Confident, fearless and handsome, King Henry VIII had the making of a perfect Disney prince. When the young Tudor was seventeen years old, Saint Thomas More spoke highly of him as he ascended the English throne in 1509 (Graves, 2003, p.1). In his youth, Henry was already well versed in many languages, including French and Latin, and educated in mathematics, medicine, theology and other scholastic domains. His figure was also impressive with a frame of six feet, two inches and an avid sportsman…

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  • Henry Vii's Achievements

    him with peace. On the other hand, some historians believe that Henry VII’s real sole achievement was to put both England’s finances and troublesome nobility in order, thus laying foundation for future Tudor glories. This is shown when Alexander Grant says “Most important revolution of the period was surely the restoration of a high degree of peace and stability throughout most of the country.” This suggest that the methods he had used to achieved to make this work; had to avoid war, the…

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