Edward VI 1547-1553

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  • Edward VI 1547-1553
    • Background
      • Jane Seymour = mother
        • Protestant
      • 9 years old
      • Short reign, died sickly = influences opionions
    • Upbringing
      • Own mother died shortly after birth
        • Catherine Parr = only maternal affection he had known
      • Traditional relationship with Henry
        • Infrequent and reports sent to ministers
      • Army of personal servants
        • 3 gentlemen and 5 grooms always present
      • Most protected = 1st and only male
        • Never allowed contact sport
        • Cleanliness and quality of food
    • Character
      • Interests
        • troops/treaties
        • sources of revenue for 100yr war
        • naturally studious/ intelligent
      • Personality
        • Childish excitement
        • Self-disciplined
        • serious
      • Relationships
        • Coldness
        • Distrustful/ vindictive
        • Barnaby Fitzpatrick
          • Only warmth
      • Health
        • Early death, but good overall
    • Eductaion
      • Formal= 1543-1552
      • Devoted to studies
      • Training as gentleman/ statecraft and government
      • Encyclopedic knowledge of nobility and main gentry
    • Influence on gov
      • Highly intellectual
      • Approach more like grandfather
      • Chronicle = very well informed and detailed understanding off issues
      • Day-today decisions made by Somerset/ Northumberland
      • More significant power = king position
        • had to take heed of views
      • Very strong opinions
        • Strongest = protestantism
  • Most protected = 1st and only male
    • Never allowed contact sport
    • Cleanliness and quality of food

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