Tudor dynasty timeline
1485 Henry VII became King after defeating Richard III at battle of bosworth.
1491 Henry VIII born at Greenwich palace
1501 Arthur, Prince of Wales and Catherine of Aragon married
1502 Arthur died
1503 Julius II grants dispensation for Henry and Catherine's betrothal
1509 21 April, Henry VII died , 11 June Henry VII marries Catherine of Aragon
1510 March,truce with France renewed, August, Empson and Dudley executed
1512 February,war with France and scotland, Wolsey comes to prominence
Break with Rome and the Royal supremacy
1509 Henry VIII becomes a king
1515 Thomas Wolsey, Archbishop of York, is made Lord Chancellor of England and Cardinal
1517 Protestant reformation begins, Martin Luther nails his '95 Theses' against the Catholic practice of selling indulgences on the church door ar Wittenberg
1521 Henry VIII recieves the title 'Defender of the Faith' from Pope Leo x for his opposition to Luther
1529 Henry VIII dismisses Lord Chancellor Thomas Wolsey for failing to obtain the Pope's consent to his divorce from Catherine of Aragon; Sir Thomas More appointed Lord Chancellor; Henry VIII summons the 'Reformation Parliament' and begins to cut the ties with the Roman Catholic Church.