The Tudor citizens profiled here lived through a century of incredible change; their lives reflect the tumultuous spirit of Tudor England. They also provide insight into the personalities and politics of the Tudor monarchs.
Follow the links on this page to learn more about these fascinating men and women. You can also visit Tudor England: Images to view portraits of the courtiers. Primary Sources includes contemporary chronicles and letters.
Charles Brandon duke of Suffolk
Thomas Wolsey Cardinal and Lord Chancellor
Thomas Cromwell Lord Chancellor and earl of Essex
Thomas Cranmer archbishop of Canterbury and martyr
St Thomas More Lord Chancellor, author, and martyr