Works by philosopher and theologian William of Ockham published in 1495. Contains notes and highlighted texts used to argue king's independence. Discovery shows how kings' advisers scoured country trying to find texts. Passages used as he sought annulment to marry second wife Anne Boleyn. The period, which led to break-up with Rome, is documented in Wolf Hall.

Book that helped Henry VIII annul his marriage discovered in Cornwall

Works by philosopher and theologian William of Ockham published in Contains notes and highlighted texts used to argue king's independence. Discovery shows how kings' advisers scoured country trying to find texts. Passages used as he sought annulment

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

Wars of the Roses – Two Houses Divided. Plantagenet cousins: York and Lancaster.

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.

January On this day in history Queen Katherine of Aragon gave birth to a stillborn baby girl approximately six months.

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

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

Tudor and Elizabethan rings from National Portrait Gallery

The Practical Gemologist - Some tutor and Elizabethan era rings in a portrait from the National Portrait Gallery, for Guy Fawkes

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder),  all these three were, probably, the most beloved wives of Henry VIII of England.

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder)

More Tudor history.

"The Other Tudors: Henry VIII's Mistresses and Bastards" by Philippa Jones

Elizabeth of York: a Tudor of rare talent and one of England’s best queens | History Extra

An allegorical depiction from 1516 of the Tudor rose, which, through the marriage of Henry and Elizabeth, united the red rose of Lancaster with the white rose of York.

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Can't decide whether to get this one in memory of my Mum or the other Tudor rose (without the foliage) !

Henry VIII is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windosr Castle, not in Westminster Abbey (where one might expect). Jane Seymour is buried with him.

He is one of the most famous kings of England, remembered for marrying six times and for breaking with the papacy in Rome and establishing the Church of England. A king of this magnitude, then, surely

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 amazing that during the war many relatives lived in rival countries

blog about Anne Boleyn/Tudor history

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown Claire Ridgway During the spring of 1536 in Tudor England, events conspire to bring down…

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