Tudor Period

The Tudor period is the period between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales and includes the Elizabethan period which ends with the completion of the reign of Elizabeth I in 1603. The Tudor period coincides with the rule of the Tudor dynasty in England whose first monarch was Henry VII (1457–1509). In terms of the entire century, Guy (1988) argues that "England was economically healthier, more expansive, and more optimistic under the Tudors" than at any time in a thousand years.

Monarchs:
Henry VII
Henry VIII
Edward VI
Lady Jane Grey
Mary I
Elizabeth I
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Three Sisters, Three Queens (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #8)
Owen (Tudor Trilogy, #1)
Lamentation (Matthew Shardlake, #6)
Katherine of Aragón: The True Queen (Six Tudor Queens, #1)
Plantagenet Princess, Tudor Queen: The Story of Elizabeth of York (Plantagenet Embers, #1)
Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors (The History of England, #1)
Prisoner of the Queen (Tales From the Tudor Court #2)
The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors
Brazen (Royal Circle, #3)
The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas
Trinity (Wars of the Roses, #2)
Prophecy (Giordano Bruno, #2)
How To Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life
Sisters of Treason (The Tudor Trilogy, #2)
Maid of Wonder (Maids of Honor, #3)
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9)
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
The Boleyn Inheritance (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #10)
The Constant Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #6)
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
The Queen's Fool (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #12)
The Virgin's Lover (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #13)
Bring Up the Bodies
Innocent Traitor
The Other Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #15)
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Roman Numerals
33 books — 7 voters


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