Carlo de Medici 1430 – 1492

Born – 1430 Died – 29th May 1492 Father – Cosimo de Medici (1389 – 1464) Mother -Maddalena Spouse – Unmarried Children – None 1430 (around) Carlo de Medici, was born illegitimately to Cosimo de Medici and a slave woman named Maddalena in Florence. It is believed that Carlo’s mother was a Circassian (from the … Read more Carlo de Medici 1430 – 1492

Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 – 1537

This timeline is a chronology of the main events of the protest against religious changes and the closure of the monasteries known as the Pilgrimage of Grace. 1534 (Summer) The small order of Friars Observant in London was closed and their seven houses acquired by the crown. Father Forrest from the Greenwich Friars Observant was sent … Read more Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 – 1537

Thomas More 1478 – 1535

Born – 7th February 1478 Died – 6th July 1535 Father – Sir John More (1451 – 1530) Mother – Agnes Graunger (d. 1499) Spouses – m. 1505 – Jane Colt (d. 1499), m. 1511 – Alice Middleton (1474 – 1551) Children – by Jane – Margaret (1505 – 1544), Elizabeth (1506 – 1564), Cicely … Read more Thomas More 1478 – 1535

Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1473 – 1530

  Father – Robert Wolsey Mother – Joan Daundy Spouse – Joan Larke Children – Thomas Wynter, Dorothy 1473 (March) Thomas Wolsey was born to Robert Wolsey and Joan Daundy at Ipswich, Suffolk. Robert Wolsey was a butcher. 1478 (around) Thomas Wolsey began his education at Ipswich school. 1484 (around) Thomas attended Magdalen College, Oxford. 1488 … Read more Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 1473 – 1530

The Jacobite Movement 1668 – 1788

This timeline details the main events of The Jacobite Movement, the cause of the supporters of the Catholic heirs of King James II from 1668 to 1788 to reclaim the British throne following the Glorious Revolution

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The Stuart Period 1603 – 1714

The Stuart Period 1603 - 1714

This timeline details the main events of the Stuart period from the accession of James I, VI of Scotland to the death of Queen Anne in 1714.

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King James II of England, Wales, Ireland, VII of Scotland 1633 – 1701

Father – King Charles I of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Mother – Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse – Anne Hyde, Mary of Modena
Children – Charles, Mary, James, Anne, Charles, Edgar, Henrietta, Catherine, Catherine, Isabella, Charles, Elizabeth, Charlotte, James
King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1685 – 1688
Predecessor – King Charles II – 1660 – 1685
Successor – William III – 1688 – 1702 and Mary II – 1688 – 1694

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Isabella of Castile 1451 – 1504

Isabella of Castile

Father – King Juan II of Castile
Mother – Isabella of Portugal
Spouse – Ferdinand of Aragon
Children – Isabella, Juan, Joanna, Maria, Catalina (Catherine of Aragon)
Queen of Spain 1474 – 1504
Ruled jointly with Ferdinand of Aragon 1475 – 1504
Sucessor – Ferdinand of Aragon 1504 – 1516

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King Charles I of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1600 – 1649

Charles I

Father – King James I of England, VI of Scotland
Mother – Anne of Denmark
Spouse – Henrietta Maria of France
Children – Charles, Charles, Mary, James, Elizabeth, Anne, Catherine, Henry, Henrietta
King of England and Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Predecessor – King James I of England, VI of Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Successor – Interregnum – Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector – 1649 – 1658

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King James I of England, Wales and Ireland, VI of Scotland 1566 – 1625

James I of England, VI of Scotland

Father – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
Mother – Mary Queen of Scots
Spouse – Anne of Denmark
Children – Henry, Elizabeth, Margaret, Charles, Robert, Mary, Sophia
King of Scotland – 1567 – 1625
Predecessor – Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1567
Successor – Charles I
King of England, Ireland and Wales – 1603 – 1625
Predecessor – Elizabeth I 1558 – 1603
Successor – Charles I – 1625 – 1649

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Guildford Dudley 1535 – 1554

Born – c1535 Died – 12th February 1554 Father – John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland (1504 – 1553) Mother – Jane Guildford (1509 – 1555) Spouse – m. 1553 – Lady Jane Grey (1537 – 1554) Children – No children 1535 (around) Guildford Dudley was born to John Dudley and Jane Guildford. He was the … Read more Guildford Dudley 1535 – 1554

Queen Mary I of England, Wales and Ireland 1516 – 1558

Mary IFather – King Henry VIII
Mother – Catherine of Aragon
Spouse – Philip II of Spain
Children – No children
Queen of England – 1553 – 1558
Preceded by – Lady Jane Grey – 1553
Succeeded by – Queen Elizabeth I – 1558 – 1603

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King Edward VI of England, Wales and Ireland 1537 – 1553

Born – 12th October 1537 Died – 8th August 1553 Royal House – Tudor Father – King Henry VIII 1491 – 1547 Mother – Jane Seymour 1507 – 1537 Spouse – Not Married Children – No children King of England 1547 – 1553 Preceded by – King Henry VIII – 1509 – 1547 Succeeded by … Read more King Edward VI of England, Wales and Ireland 1537 – 1553

The Tudors 1485 – 1603

The Tudors symbol the Tudor RoseThis timeline details the main events that happened during the reign of the Tudors from the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 to the accession of James I in 1603

See also: Tudor Executions 1485 – 1603

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