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The Tudor Dynasty: Henry VIII and His Six Wives

This class will focus on the reign of Henry VIII and his six wives. Topics that will be discussed are the personhood of Henry VIII , the urgency to produce a male heir and the pressure put on his wives to please the king.
Caitlyn Jacobs
7 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 3 learners
year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$12 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 10 weeks
55 minutes per class
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Class Experience

Students will learn the significance of the Tudor Dynasty and why Henry’s reign is so notorious in English History. 
I have taught this material three times on outschool, as well as in a public school setting with students as young as ten years old. 
Paper and something to write with for notes.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Their progress will be assessed by participation and engagement in discussions. 
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
•Capital punishment such as beheading (no graphics will be shown) 
•miscarriages and fertility 
•some sexual references such as Catharine Howard’s confession that she lied naked with a man before her marriage to Henry
•adultery will be discussed as well as mistresses 
•illegitimate son will be mentioned 
I will read letters from King and Queens and the children of Henry VIII. The excerpts will be provided in the PowerPoints. Other sources I will use: 
The Creation of Anne Boleyn by Susan Bordo.
The Six Wives and Many Mistresses of Henry VIII by Amy Licence.

I also provided some online resources for students who are interested. 


Caitlyn Jacobs
Lives in the United States
History Teacher
7 total reviews
8 completed classes

About Me

My name is Caitlyn and I am excited to meet you. 
I taught on Outschool in 2020 and 2021. Since then, I have complete a master's degree in history, and taught two years in a public school classroom. I am so excited to be back and teach what I... 
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