A Tudor Timeline 1509. Henry VII 1492. Christopher died and his son Columbus Henry VIII discovered succeeded him the West Indies on the throne. 1485 1490 1500 The War of the 1499. A plague Roses ends. Henry epidemic killed Tudor wins and is thousands of crowned King people in London. Henry VII. Population of 1534. Henry VIII forms the Britain reaches 'Church of England'. Henry is 2.3 Most live in confirmed as 'Supreme Head towns. of the Church of England. 1520 1530 1528. Henry VIII 1535. The first sacks Cardinal Bible printed in Wolsey for failing English is placed to persuade the in Churches. pope to grant his divorce. 1536. Henry starts the 1545. The French attempt Dissolution of the to invade England and the Monasteries. Mary Rose sinks in Portsmouth harbour. 1530 1540 1550 1547. Henry dies 1553. Edward and Edward Vl dies and the becomes king. reign of Many new schools Queen Mary and colleges Tudor begins. founded. 1585. England and Spain at war. 1550 1560 1580 1558.Elizabeth 1569. 1587. Queen I begins her Population Elizabeth I 45 year reign. of Britain executes 3.2 million. Mary, Queen of Scots 1603. Queen Elizabeth 1591. First I died. King James of performance Scotland becomes the of a play by first Stuart king of William England. The end of Shakespeare. Tudor period. 1590 1600 1580 1588. The Spanish 1600. First British Armada fleet of Philip involvement in the Indian II of Spain attempts continent. Population of to invade England, Britain just over 4 million. but is defeated. 10% of the population lived in towns.
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