Key Individuals - Mid-Tudor Period

Edward VI
King of England and Ireland from Jan 28th 1547 till death July 1553. Son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour - Crowned aged 9, Protestant - His involvement in the Mid-Tudor period was limited due to his age, Lord Protectors took on role as King
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Duke of Somerset (Edward Seymour)
Lord Protector of Edward (1547-49) as well as Uncle, blamed for a lack of political acumen for the failures of his policies, Oct 1549 imprisoned by a coalition with Warwick - released 1550 - Oct 1551 imprisioned by Duke of Northumberland (executed)
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Duke of Northumberland (John Dudley)
Son of Edmund Dudley, English General, admiral and politician that led government from 1550-1553 - unsuccessfully tried to install Lady Jane Grey (daughter-in-law) on the throne after the King's death, beheaded by Mary in 1553
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Sir William Paget
Statesman, accountant under Henry, Edward and Mary (Lord Privy Seal in 1556), Signed a settlement for Lady Jane Grey but, was later forgiven by Mary I. He later retired under Elizabeth I
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Lady Jane Grey
'the Nine Days' Queen' was an English noblewoman, executed by Mary I 1554, Wyatt's Rebellion - her father got involved as he wanted to overthrow Mary for his daughter, protestant as Mary was strongly Catholic
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Thomas Cranmer
Archbishop of Canterbury (1533-!556), responsible for establishing the basic structures of the Church of England, supported Lady Jane Grey as successor, Mary I tried him for treason, he publicly proclaimed his error + used to discourage the religion
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Nicholas Ridley
burnt at the stake as on of the Oxford Martyrs for his teachings and support of Lady Jane Grey, in the calendar of Saints and remebered in ceremony
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John Hooper
Protestant martyr, Bishop, appointed Chaplin by Somerset, forced to abide by the vestarian controversy but, rejected them under Edward I, Mary and later Elizabeth I
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Mary I
Queen until 1553-death 1558, strongly protestant - Burning of Heretics, Catholics "Bloody Mary", daughter of Catherine of Aragon, Edward attempted to prove her as an illegitimate heir, Mary assembled forces in East Anglia against LJG. Married Philip
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Stephen Gardiner
English Bishop during Reformation, Lord Chancellor under Mary I, sent to Rome as Canon Lawyer to secure commission from Pope Clement, accompanied Wolsey, enemies with Cranmer
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Reginald Pole
Archbishop of Canterbury, Catholic, part of the Counter Reformation/Catholic Reformation, Papal Legate and part of the Pilgrimage of Grace, returned from exile when Mary I came in, negotiated papal dispensation for Mary + Philip, died of influenza
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Philip II of Spain
Son of Charles married Mary I - King of England (1554-58), first cousins to Mary I, Gardiner opposed his place in English Monarchy. he enjoyed the title and honours as acts was sealed with his name too, coins had both heads, co-reign - no children
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Simon Renard
Advisor to Charles V + Philip II, ambassador of Spain in France and England, large influence on Mary I controlling of the gov until marriage to Philip, blamed for a lot of disasters
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Elizabeth I
Queen 1558-1603, ignored as heir by Edward VI, depended greatly on trusted advisors such as William Cecil, set up the Elizabethan Religious Settlement, celebrated her virginity, Pope named her illegitimate in 1570, flourished English drama, rival MQS
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Sir William Cecil
Lord High Treasurer, Lord Privy Seal, Secretary of State, controlled threats from Ireland or Scotland, cautious and wise counsellor. Persuaded the Queen to execute MQS, founder of Cecil dynasty
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Mary, Queen of Scots
Reign 1542-1567, only surviving child of James V, childhood in France = married Francis II but, was widowed, married cousin Henry Stuart who was murdered 1567, threats from Elizabeth, forced to abdicate for James VI. participated in a Northern threat
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Robert Dudley
English Nobleman, son of Northumberland, close friend to Elizabeth I and a suitor for many years, fought with Philip I in Italian Wars. 1562 Privy Councillor and Lord Steward, refused to marry MQS, first wife died falling down the stairs - pushed?
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Lord Protector of Edward (1547-49) as well as Uncle, blamed for a lack of political acumen for the failures of his policies, Oct 1549 imprisoned by a coalition with Warwick - released 1550 - Oct 1551 imprisioned by Duke of Northumberland (executed)

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Duke of Somerset (Edward Seymour)

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Son of Edmund Dudley, English General, admiral and politician that led government from 1550-1553 - unsuccessfully tried to install Lady Jane Grey (daughter-in-law) on the throne after the King's death, beheaded by Mary in 1553

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Statesman, accountant under Henry, Edward and Mary (Lord Privy Seal in 1556), Signed a settlement for Lady Jane Grey but, was later forgiven by Mary I. He later retired under Elizabeth I

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'the Nine Days' Queen' was an English noblewoman, executed by Mary I 1554, Wyatt's Rebellion - her father got involved as he wanted to overthrow Mary for his daughter, protestant as Mary was strongly Catholic

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