Thomas Cromwell

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Thomas Cromwell  - A member of Henry's council from 1531–1540 and chief architect  of the king's political reformation; arranged Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon  and put into effect the 1534 Act of Supremacy. Made Viceregent in 1535, his  arrangement of Henry's marriage to Anne of Cleves lost him the king's favor. He was  executed for treason and abetting heresy in 1540.  Edward (Edward VI)  - Henry's only legitimate son, heir to the throne upon his father's  death. Born in 1537, his mother was Jane Seymour. Reigned over England as King  Edward VI from 1547–1553.  Elizabeth  - Henry's second daughter, born in 1533, her mother was Anne Boleyn. After  her sister, Queen Mary I died, she acceded to the throne and reigned over England as  Queen Elizabeth I from 1556–1603.  Elizabeth of York  - Henry's mother, daughter of King Edward IV. She relinquished her 
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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