The History of The Tudors

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One of the most exciting periods in English history is the Tudor period, which covers history throughout 16th-century England. The Tudors were a Welsh-English family who ruled England and Wales from 1485 to 1603, beginning with their first monarch, Henry VII (1457-1509).

The Tudors ruled for 118 years and gave the people of England two of the most famous monarchs ever to sit on the throne in their own right. King Henry VIII and his daughter Queen Elizabeth I (the ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II). Join us as we learn more about how the Tudors shaped the English monarchy, political factions, religious views, and the ordinary lives of the commoners as we read about The History of The Tudors.