Henry vii was the first Tudor
The Tudor period was about 500 years ago.
It lasted from 1485-1603.
Henry Tudor or Henry vii was the first Tudor
Henry viii was his son.
King Henry Tudor (vii)
King Henry viii was born on 28 June 1491
He was heir to the throne when his older
brother Prince Arthur died on 2 April 1502.
He became king when his father died on
21 April 1509 .
He died in 28 January 1547.
Henry viii was popular when
he was young.
Henry viii was tall , handsome and jovial .
He loved dancing , music and company.
Henry was spoilt and very proud .
He was good at sports and liked to show off.
He was clever and could read and write in
more than one language (English,
Spanish and French).
Henry was a very lazy king.
In Tudor times the monarch made all the
decisions and laws .
Henry told his ministers what he wanted and
left the hard work for them.
Henry did nothing for him self –he even had
servants to dress him.
King Henry viii
Every one was afraid from the
old king Henry.
As Henry grew up he became ill and fat and
has a fierce temper.
The sources on his leg went bad and started
He was sly and cruel .
He had many people
executed for disagreeing with him.
Henry viii had six wives
There are four main reasons why Henry
married six times.
Divorced ,beheaded ,died ,divorced
, beheaded ,survived.
1)Because he was in love.
2)Because he was lonely.
3)To stay friends with other countries.
4)To have a son.
Henry’s first wife Queen
Catherine of Aragon was
Queen Catherine of
Born in December
She married Henry from
She died on January
Catherine of Aragon
Catherine of Aragon was a Spanish princess
who had been married to Henry's brother
Arthur in 1509.
They had been
Henry married Catherine
Henry liked Catherine too so when Arthur
died Henry married her.
Catherine brought Henry a
Henry and Catherine were married for many
years and they had lots of children but only
one lived ,a girl ,Mary.
Henry divorced Catherine
Henry wanted to have a son and Catharine
was getting to have more children.
Henry divorced Catherine.
Henry was a catholic and needed a
permission from the pope to get divorced
But when he asked for permission the pope
Henry was furious .He liked to have his own
way so he divorced Catherine anyway.
Soon afterwards Henry made
him self the
head of church in England.
Henry’s second wife was Anne
Anne Boleyn was
Married Henry :January 1533
Children: Elizabeth 1
Anne Boleyn married Henry
Anne Boleyn was one of Catherine’s lady in
waiting (a companion).
Henry fell in love with Anne before he divorce
When he divorced
Catherine he married
Anne brought Henry a girl
Anne had a baby a baby but it was another
girl Queen Elizabeth 1.
Henry get bored with Anne
Henry soon get bored with Anne especially
as had not give him a son.
Anne Boleyn was beheaded
Anne wasn’t popular with the people of •
England Henry wanted any way to get rid of
her so he and his ministers accused Anne
of plotting against him .She was found
guilty and beheaded.
Elizabeth was only to
Years old when
Her mother was executed.
Henry’s third wife was Jane
Children: king Edward 1
Jane Seymour brought Henry
Henry and Jane Seymour were married 11
days after Anne was executed.
She had a baby boy called Edward 1-at last
Henry had a son.
But Jane died leaving Henry so sad.
King Edward 1
France and Spain were a catholic countries
and did not like the way Henry treated
Catherine and the pope .They were
planning to attack England. One of Henry’s
advisers Thomas Cromwell told Henry that
he needed to make a friendship with a
protestant country in case he needed help
in a war. Henry married a German woman
to make a friendship with Germany.
Henry’s fourth wife was Anne
of Cleves .
Born: September 22,1515
Married : 6,January,1540
Henry divorced Anne.
When Henry agreed to marry Anne , he had
never met her but he had seen her portrait.
When they did meet they didn't like each
other he said that she is ugly and she said
that he was fat .They didn’t even speak the
The danger of the war passed
and Henry didn’t need Anne
any more so he divorced her.
Henry’s fifth wife was
Married: 28 July 1540
Executed: 13 February
Anne Boleyn’s Cousin
Young and Beautiful.
Catherine Howard was
Henry fell in love with Catherine a beautiful
woman at court .She was very young and
liked having a good time .
Henry asked her to marry him. She couldn’t
say no. After marriage Henry
found that Catherine was
still seeing an old boy
friend were charged for treason and
Henry’s sixth wife was
Married: 12 July 1543
Widowed: 28 January
Died: 5 September
Catherine Parr was with Henry
until he died .
A year later ,Henry married Catherine Parr.
She was intelligent and sensible .
She persuaded Henry to be nice to his
daughters Mary and Elizabeth .
She nursed him when he was ill .
When Henry died she married some one
Queen Mary 1
Queen Mary 1
Born: February ,18,1516 .
Married: Philip II of Spain
Full name: Mary Tudor.
Queen Elizabeth 1
Born: September 7,1533
Full name: Elizabeth 1
King Edward 1
Crowned:20 February at
the age of nine.
Died: July 6 1553 .