The characters

The exhibition begins near the font, in the nave

Introducing the key players in one of the most transformative periods of English history. Click on each portrait for an insight into the life of one of the great personalities of Tudor England and discover some Beverley connections:

Henry VIII
Bishop John Fisher
Thomas Cromwell
Jane Seymour
Edward VI
Queen Mary I
Thomas Wolsey
Sir Thomas More
Anne Boleyn
Henry VIII
Unknown woman
Queen Elizabeth I

Return to exhibition homepage