In this section you will find articles to help you unpick the truths from the myths of the Tudor period, examine how Cromwell took the country to war and explore how some the most important political thinkers began to shape the modern world. There is also guidance for teaching some of the information collected here to pupils and different age ranges. In the Europe section for this time period you can explore religion, the Reformation and the Renaissance as well as the scientific breakthroughs of men such as Copernicus and the impact of war and turmoil. Unifying Britain Europe and the wider world during this period was trade and there are a number of articles and podcasts that explore that theme and the events connected to it, such as the horrors and injustices of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.  There are also articles on exploration, Japan, Indian and the changes that were occurring to nations and political systems at that time.