The Tudors

Articles on the most important figures of the Tudor era in England and a description of the times


The Tudors – The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Kathryn Howard, Katherine Parr Divorced, beheaded, died; Divorced beheaded survived This popular rhyme tells of the fate of Henry VIII’s six wives Catherine of Aragon – Henry VIII’s...

The Tudors – Bibliography

Anne Boleyn – Tudor History Anne of Cleves – Tudor History Catherine of Aragon – Tudor History Edward VI – Britannia Edward VI – Tudor History Lady Jane Grey – Jane Lambert Elizabeth I – Anniina Jokinen Elizabeth I –...

The Tudors – Elizabethan Poor Law 1601

Before the Reformation it had always been considered Christian duty to carry out the instructions laid down in Matthew chapter 25 – that all Christians shall: Feed the hungry Give drink to the thirsty Welcome the stranger Clothe the naked Visit the sick Visit...

The Tudors – The Spanish Armada

Background Shortly after Elizabeth’s accession to the throne of England, in 1559, a peace treaty was signed between England, France and Spain bringing peace to Europe. Without the burden of having to pay for a war, England became prosperous and in 1568...

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The Tudors – Discoverers and Explorers

In the Tudor period Europeans began to explore the world more than ever before. Some of those who left their homeland and journeyed across the seas were looking for new lands and peoples to trade with, some were looking for better and quicker routes to China and...
The Tudors – Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots

The Tudors – Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots

For more information on counter-intuitive facts of ancient and medieval history, see Anthony Esolen’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization.   Elizabeth I (1533-1603) became Queen of England in 1558 after her sister Mary...
The Tudors – Elizabeth – Portrait of a Queen

The Tudors – Elizabeth – Portrait of a Queen

Elizabeth I came to the throne in 1558 after the death of her sister, Mary. She needed to win the support of her people, both Catholics and Protestants, and those who believed that a woman could not rule a country by herself. One of the best ways for a...
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