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Henry VII 1485 – 1509 Henry Tudor fought Richard III.  Richard III died at the  Battle of Bosworth.  Henry Tudor became the first Tudor  king. Rich men called Lords wanted to be king.  Henry VII  wanted to stop them.  He made some new laws.  Lords  could not build castles or have an army. Henry VII needed money to be a strong king.  He made  people pay him taxes.  This money made him rich. Henry VII died in 1509.  His son Henry VIII became king.
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1509 – 1547 Henry VIII became king when his father Henry VII died.   People in England were Catholic.  Henry VIII wanted a  divorce. The Pope said no so Henry started a new church.   It was called the Church of England.  Henry was the head  of this church so he could now get divorced. Henry VIII  was married 6 times.  Henry VIII built many ships and his favourite was a war  ship called The Mary Rose.  It sank in 1545. Henry died in 1547.
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