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1 Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo College of Architecture and Environmental Design Landscape Architecture Department LA 211 Winter 2011 Astrid F. Reeves The English School of Landscape Design – Part One The English Landscape Rolling hills Northern Latitude 50 – 60 degrees north Mist, fog, cool, windy and rainy Rugged coastline Small and intimate in scale and character Renaissance Gardens (1485 – 1642) Early Tudor – Emergence from Feudalism Comes with the aftermath of the 100 years war War of the Roses (1455-85) 1485 Henry Tudor becomes King (Henry VII) after winning the battle of Bosworth The Tudors: Henry VII Henry VIII Edward VI Mary I Elizabeth I Henry VIII b.1491 becomes king in 1509 after his older brother Arthur dies, marries Catherine of Aragon , Arthur's widow. Very religious – heard three Catholic Masses every day The Pope gives him the Title of “Defender of the Faith” Attacks Martin Luther (1483-1546)-Reformation and Protestantism
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