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Tudor History from the beginning (shown here) through Henry VIII and his six wives up until Queen Elizabeth I.

Tudor History from the beginning (shown here) through Henry VIII and his six wives up until Queen Elizabeth I.

A Clickable Tudor Family Tree! Have fun untangling the webbing and discovering connections!

A Clickable Tudor Family Tree! Have fun untangling the webbing and discovering connections!

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

1st January 1511: In the early hours of the morning Catherine of Aragon gave birth to a son, Henry Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII. Tragically the little boy was to die only fifty two days later on February 22nd. How different Tudor history and England may have been if the little boy had lived.

1st January 1511: In the early hours of the morning Catherine of Aragon gave birth to a son, Henry Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII. Tragically the little boy was to die only fifty two days later on February 22nd. How different Tudor history and England may have been if the little boy had lived.

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians.  Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess.  His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.

Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn  - detail from  'The Banquet of Henry VIII in York Place' (Whitehall Palace) (painted in 1832).  The artist, James Stephanoff (1788-1874) was the son of a Russian stage designer who settled in London. Stephanoff became the official 'Historical Painter in Watercolors' to King William IV.

Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn - detail from 'The Banquet of Henry VIII in York Place' (Whitehall Palace) (painted in 1832). The artist, James Stephanoff (1788-1874) was the son of a Russian stage designer who settled in London. Stephanoff became the official 'Historical Painter in Watercolors' to King William IV.

Anne Boleyn execution gown.

Anne Boleyn execution gown.

Elizabeth Of York - kings-and-queens Photo

Elizabeth Of York - kings-and-queens Photo

Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

from Horrible Histories: The Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary & Neil Tonge

from Horrible Histories: The Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary & Neil Tonge

K. of Aragon (Katherine of Aragon)

K. of Aragon (Katherine of Aragon)

More Tudor history.

More Tudor history.

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

Look at this amazing bust of Henry VII - it was made around 1509 and based on his death mask. According to the V&A museum, it could have been commissioned by Bishop Fisher.(from Tudor History on FB)

Look at this amazing bust of Henry VII - it was made around 1509 and based on his death mask. According to the V&A museum, it could have been commissioned by Bishop Fisher.(from Tudor History on FB)

Margaret Tudor--elder sister of Henry VIII. She would marry into the Scottish Royals and be grandmother to Mary Stuart.  The present British Royal Family descends from her.

Margaret Tudor--elder sister of Henry VIII. She would marry into the Scottish Royals and be grandmother to Mary Stuart. The present British Royal Family descends from her.

a wild and crazy date in Tudor history — On 28 January 1457, Henry VII was born and on 28 January 1547, Henry VIII died. Two kings in a row, father and son, same date, birth for one, death for the other, two transposed numbers at the end. Wicked!

a wild and crazy date in Tudor history — On 28 January 1457, Henry VII was born and on 28 January 1547, Henry VIII died. Two kings in a row, father and son, same date, birth for one, death for the other, two transposed numbers at the end. Wicked!