Tudor_Exploration

Tudor_Exploration - TheTudors LearningObjective:

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The Tudors Learning Objective:  To learn about Tudor exploration.
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The Tudor Navy When Henry VIII came to power,  England had only a small navy.  During his reign Henry spent a  great deal of money building up a  large fleet to defend the kingdom.  Life at sea was risky and  dangerous, but sailors could claim  new land and bring back things  like cotton, spices, silk and  precious metals.
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Tudor Ships The ships used in Tudor times were called  galleons. These were very large ocean ships. They  had a special deck for cannons. They were broad,  slow and not very easy to move     around.
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Life on board a Tudor ship was very hard. The  ships were dirty and often infested with mice. The sailors had to sleep on deck and only had one  set of clothes to wear. Once on board, the sailors had to follow orders 
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