Primary Homework Help Tudors

At grammar school, they’d learn maths, Latin and Greek, and about religion.Only boys went to school, though sometimes girls from rich families would have tutors.Music was very popular in Tudor times, and it was a large part of entertainment both in the royal court as well as for the peasants.

King Henry VII (1457-1509) – Henry VIII was the first Tudor king, and ruled from 1485-1509.If any of these happened to you, you’d been let off easy: whipping, being branded with a hot iron, and being locked in between bits of wood in the centre of town for people to laugh at you.The worst punishments were executions, such as beheading, being hung, being burned at the stake, or being boiled alive.But, when Mary I became Queen it was the other way around – her mum, Catherine of Aragon, was Catholic and Mary was Catholic too.She had over 280 people put to death because of their religion, which gave her the nickname ‘Bloody Mary’.Lady Jane Grey (1536 or 1537-1554) – Lady Jane Grey was Queen from 10-19 July in 1553.Even though she was legally Queen because King Edward VI had made it so, Edward’s sister Mary took over the throne and eventually had Jane executed.Henry VIII set up the Protestant Church of England, which meant England broke ties with the Catholic church.This also meant that Catholics weren’t very popular in England – some were even put to death.Everybody had to go to church, and whether you were Catholic or Protestant was very important.It sometimes meant the difference between life and death!

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