Well, he was not exactly an Elizabethan court
musician, but Henry VIII was certainly a musician and composer. One of his
pieces is played here by a trio of recorders: the cheerfully extrovert
"Pastime with Good Company"(click the ear!)|
Henry VIII and the English Reformation
1. a) Setting the scene!
In Google image search type 'Haslehurst prints of Windsor' and look at the artists
impressions of the sort of scenery and architecture common in the time of
HenryVIII. Find ‘HenryVIII’s Gateway’ and ‘Anne Boleyn’s Window’.
b) Go to the
following site and then record the main facts about Henry VIII’s
c) Explain how his character seemed to change during his life. Provide some examples.
2. a) From the following site, who brought about the English Reformation and why?
b) List the main events in the English Reformation.
the following site and design your own Elizabethan
"divorced, executed, died, divorced,
Print off this
worksheet label the seven people and then colour their costumes in historically accurate
Paste the worksheet in your book.
b) Draw and colour a picture of Henry's sword or harp.
c) Who was Will Sommers? What was his function in the Royal Court and what
King Charles V of Spain.
Who was the Pope at this time?
7. While you are waiting for the rest of your class to finish this
web lesson, go to the following site and play the game of Joust. http://www.tudorbritain.org/default.htm|