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The Tudor Monarchs Henry VII Henry VIII Edward VI Lady Jane Grey Mary   I Elizabeth   I
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Henry VII The period begins when Henry Tudor, a Lancastrian, defeated King Richard III at the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 ending the War of the Roses which took place between the Yorkists and Lancastrians. To make his claim to the throne stronger he married his fourth cousin Elizabeth of York (from the other side). Henry VII became a very rich man through heavy taxation and although not popular he was well respected for bringing peace to England.
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Henry VIII In 1509 Henry VII died leaving a strong and safe crown to his eleven year old son Henry VIII . This fierce, patriotic Englishman grew to be a merry, jovial monarch loved by the common man but at the same time was a very cruel, ruthless and greedy man who spent all his father's money fighting wars against France. He was a great lover of music and never went anywhere without harpists and trumpeters, fiddlers and pipers. He loved extravagance and in order to
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Nokes during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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