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Tudor England

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Tudor England

  1. 1. TUDOR ENGLAND Week 9: Rebellion, Restoration and Unrest
  2. 2. TUDOR AGE <ul><li>The Tudor Age began in 1485 when Henry VII seized the throne of England. </li></ul><ul><li>The age lasted for about 100 years, the end was signified by the death of Elizabeth I (Henry VIII’s daughter) in 1603. </li></ul><ul><li>Britain was in peaceful condition and more stable compared with the previous age. </li></ul><ul><li>Minor wars between England, Scotland and France </li></ul><ul><li>It was the last war with French. </li></ul><ul><li>Britain became a more prosperous country. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Other developments <ul><li>Industry and farming developed. </li></ul><ul><li>Overseas trade expanded. </li></ul><ul><li>New ocean’s routes across the Atlantic and Indian were opened up. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the greatest British explorers was Francis Drake. </li></ul><ul><li>England grew stronger than her neighbours </li></ul><ul><li>Scotish and British crowns were united in 1603. By that time Ireland was also controlled by England. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Henry VII <ul><li>Henry Tudor, the first of the Tudor Kings was grown up in Wales. </li></ul><ul><li>On the death of Henry VI he found out that he was the head of the House of Lancaster. </li></ul>
  5. 5. English Reformation <ul><li>The most important event during the Tudor Age is the Reformation of English Church. </li></ul><ul><li>The Reformation separated the English Church from the control of the Roman Catholic Church. </li></ul><ul><li>This caused conflict with Catholic nations such as Spain. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Henry VIII <ul><li>King Henry VIII was an intelligent ruler who kept his nobles by offering them important offices or land in exchange for their support. </li></ul><ul><li>He chose advisers who were smart and loyal. </li></ul><ul><li>He returned the wealth of the monarchy by means of raising rents, forcing the nobles to pay heavy fines and increased taxes. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though he had more prominences than his father, Henry VII, Henry VIII became king just by accident, because his elder brother, Arthur, died young. </li></ul>

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