United Kingdom

Notes from watching "Last Kingdom"

Danelaw: Danish-ruled territory of England

7 Kindome: wessex, alfred the great; halfdan northumbia, guthrum east anglia; Anles: northumbia, east anglia, mercia; saxon: sussex, wessex, essex; kent: jutes

Bamburgh Castle

The Tudors

(2007-2010) 4 seasons, 38 episods

Kings and Queens

  • Henry VII 1485-1509
  • Henry VIII 1509-1547
    • (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547)
    • initiate the English Reformation, separating the Church of England from papal authority.
    • "the father of the Royal Navy,"
  • Edward VI 1547-1553
    • Son of Henry VIII
  • Jane 1553-1553
    • Great-granddaughter of Henry VII
  • Mary I and Philip 1553-1558
    • Bloody Mary, Daughter of Henry VIII
    • The only child of Henry VIII first wife Catherine of Aragon
    • best known for her vigorous attempt to reverse the English Reformation
  • Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen) 1558-1603
    • Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn