25 Facts About Tudor period


Tudor period occurred between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales and includes the Elizabethan period during the reign of Elizabeth I until 1603.

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Tudor period'storians agreed that the great theme of Tudor history was the Reformation, the transformation of England from Catholicism to Protestantism.

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Tudor period paid very close attention to detail and, instead of spending lavishly, concentrated on raising new revenues.

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Tudor period inherited seven small warships from his father, and added two dozen more by 1514.

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Tudor period closely supervised the construction of all his warships and their guns, knowing their designs, speed, tonnage, armaments and battle tactics.

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Tudor period encouraged his naval architects, who perfected the Italian technique of mounting guns in the waist of the ship, thus lowering the centre of gravity and making it a better platform.

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Tudor period supervised the smallest details and enjoyed nothing more than presiding over the launching of a new ship.

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Tudor period drained his treasury on military and naval affairs, diverting the revenues from new taxes and the sales of monastery lands.

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Tudor period projected numerous reforms, but in the end English government had not changed much.

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Tudor period injected Tudor power into the darker corners of the realm and radically altered the role of the Parliament of England.

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Tudor period created a new department of state and a new official to collect the proceeds of the dissolution and the First Fruits and Tenths.

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Tudor period'storians have contrasted the efficiency of Somerset's takeover of power in 1547 with the subsequent ineptitude of his rule.

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Tudor period was overthrown by his former ally John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland.

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Tudor period's fled and organised a band of supporters, who proclaimed her Queen across the country.

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Tudor period's made an unfortunate marriage to Lord Darnley who mistreated her and murdered her Italian favourite David Rizzio.

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Tudor period was acquitted of murder; she quickly married Bothwell.

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Tudor period's was forced to abdicate in favour of her infant son James VI; she fled to England, where Elizabeth confined her in house arrest for 19 years.

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Tudor period was appointed for a one-year term, with no renewals, by the King's Privy Council.

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Tudor period was paid many small fees, but they probably did not meet the sheriff's expenses in terms of hospitality and hiring his under-sheriffs and bailiffs.

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Tudor period supervised elections, ran the jail and meted out punishments.

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Tudor period's subordinates provided staffing for the county's justices of the peace.

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Tudor period was a person with good enough connections at court to be selected by the king and served at the king's pleasure, often for decades.

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Tudor period had limited powers of direct control, so successful Lord Lieutenants worked with his deputy lieutenants and dealt with the gentry through compromise, consensus, and the inclusion of opposing factions.

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Tudor period was in charge of mobilising the militia if necessary for defence, or to assist the king in military operations.

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House of Tudor period produced five monarchs who ruled during this reign.

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