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tudor_monarchs_afterhenry - The Tudor Monarchs The Tudor...

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Unformatted text preview: The Tudor Monarchs The Tudor Monarchs • When Henry VIII died in 1547, his son Edward • • VI became king. Edward was only nine years old so his uncle became his advisor. Like his father, Edward was a protestant and wanted England to remain a protestant country. Unfortunately Edward died when he was only 15 in 1553. Liam Buckley Liam Buckley Edward VI Lived 1537­1553 King from 1547­1553 Liam Buckley The Tudor Monarchs The Tudor Monarchs • After Edward died there was much confusion. • Lady Jane Grey became queen, but for only nine days. • Then Elizabeth’s older sister Mary became Queen of England. Liam Buckley Lady Jane Grey Lady Jane Grey Liam Buckley Queen Mary I Queen Mary I • Mary was a Catholic like her mother and wanted England to be Catholic again. • Mary became Queen in 1553. Her mother was Catherine of Aragon, Henry’s first wife. • She became known as Bloody Mary because she had over 300 protestants executed. ( some were burnt alive!) Liam Buckley Queen Mary I Queen Mary I Liam Buckley The Tower of London Liam Buckley Liam Buckley Elizabeth I Elizabeth I • Elizabeth succeeded her half sister Mary to the throne. • She became queen in 1558. • England became protestant again. • Elizabeth was a well educated and intelligent queen, she ruled for 45 years to 1603. Liam Buckley Elizabeth I Elizabeth I Liam Buckley Elizabeth I Elizabeth I Lived from 1533­1603 Queen from 1558­1603 Liam Buckley The tomb The tomb of Mary and Elizabeth Liam Buckley ...
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