The Tudor Dynasty was a family dynasty which ruledEngland from 1485-1603. During its period under the ruleof the House of Tudor, England underwent a substantialnumber of political, economic, social, and religiousreforms which dramatically altered the future of thecountry and its people.
- Henry VII wiselymarried Elizabeth York,uniting the feudinghouses, and he created adistinct symbol for theTudor Dynasty: theTudor Rose, which hasboth red and whitepetals, symbolizingunity
Monarchs of TudorThe five Tudor monarchs were:1485- 1509- 1547- 1533- 1558-1509 1547 1533 1558 1603King King King Quee QueeHenr Henr Edwa n ny VII y rd VI Mary Elisab VIII I eth I
King Henry VIII married Catherine ofAragon on 11 June 1509
Henry VIII was King ofEngland and Lord of Ireland.- Having been married sixtimes and for being the mostpowerful of any Englishmonarch.- Break with Rome and thesubsequent establishment ofthe independent Church ofEngland, the Dissolution ofthe Monasteries, and theunion of England and Wales.
The Tudor line failed in 1603 with the death ofElizabeth I of England, who died without anychildren to succeed her. Through secretnegotiations with her cousin James, King ofScotland, (whose great-grandmother was HenryVIIIs elder sister, Margaret) Elizabeth arrangedthe succession of the House of Stuart to theEnglish throne, uniting the Kingdoms of Englandand Scotland in a personal union