Unformatted text preview: The Tudor Monarchs
1485 1603 Henry VII Henry VII Henry Tudor’s victory over Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth The end of the War of the Roses Henry VII
Henry VII Married Elizabeth of York Three children:
Arthur Margaret Henry Reigned from 1485 until his death in 1509 Who was next in line to the throne?
Who was next in line to the throne? Arthur should have been next but he died young His younger brother, Henry, was next in line Arthur’s widow, Catherine of Aragon became Henry’s first wife Henry VIII
Henry VIII He wanted a son and heir to the throne He married six times Three children:
Edward Edward VI
Edward VI In 1547 he became king when he was only nine years old He reigned with the help of his advisors Illness caused him to die after only six years Lady Jane Grey
Lady Jane Grey Great granddaughter of Henry VII Edward VI wanted her to be queen She was for only nine days Mary I
Mary I Unpopular Married Prince Phillip of Spain No children Reigned for five years (1533 to 1558) Elizabeth I
Elizabeth I A strong ruler with the courage of her father Some people think she was the greatest monarch Never married She ruled for 45 years The end of the Tudor line
The end of the Tudor line As Elizabeth had no children, the crown passed on to the Stewart family In 1603 James I became king ...
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