Henry VII became the first Tudor King of England in 1485 after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth. (AUDIO: The Kingmaker) He married Elizabeth of York and had four children: Henry VIII, Arthur Tudor, Margaret Tudor and Mary Tudor. (TV: The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo)
Henry VIII became king in 1509 when his father died. (TV: The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo) He was known for having six wives (TV: Let's Kill Hitler), although he had two more: Amy Pond (TV: The Power of Three) and Marilyn Monroe. (PROSE: A Hundred Words from a Civil War) The Reformation began during his reign and he declared himself head of the English church. (PROSE: Eye of the Gorgon)
Henry VIII died in 1547 and was succeeded by Edward VI, (TV: The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo) a Protestant (AUDIO: The Marian Conspiracy) who ruled until 1553 when he died at the age of 15. (TV: The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo)
Elizabeth I succeeded Mary I. In 1562, she married the Tenth Doctor. (TV: The End of Time, The Day of the Doctor) She defeated the Spanish Armada which she believed to have "saved [her] realm." She died in 1603 (PROSE: Birthright) and was succeeded by James VI of Scotland, known as James I in England. He was a Stuart, and so the Tudor dynasty ended with Elizabeth's death. (GAME: The Gunpowder Plot)
Behind the scenes Edit
The wall poster of The Tudors seen in Coal Hill Academy was created by Daydream Education.