Edward IV Second Reign

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  • Edward IV 1471 to 1483
  • Nobility
    • Edward IV 1471 to 1483
  • Finance
    • Foreign Involvement
      • Why did Edward regain the throne?
        • Henry's incompetence
          • Why did Edward regain the throne?
          • Warwick
            • Support
              • Military Prowess
                • Luck
                  • Help for invasion to England from Burgundy
                    • Foreign Involvement
                    • Used nobility to control large areas
                      • Nobility
                      • Excluded himself from local power
                        • Increase authority
                          • Excluded himself from local power
                          • Used gentry as eyes and ears
                          • Concerned with anything threatening political stability
                            • Criticised for failing to punish anyone greater than him
                              • Trade and agriculture increased
                                • Edward benefited from this
                                • Finance
                                • Edward benefited from this
                                • More income from custom duties
                                  • Trade and agriculture increased
                                  • Benevolences showed Edward's security
                                    • Wealth: financial competence
                                      • Contrasted to Henry VI
                                        • Wealth: financial competence
                                        • Splendour at court
                                          • Aware of importance after exile in Burgundy
                                        • Combined Burgundy and Brittany against France
                                          • Help for invasion to England from Burgundy
                                          • Improved trade
                                            • Combined Burgundy and Brittany against France
                                            • Treaty of Picquigny, '75
                                              • Peace and eldest daughter to marry Dauphin
                                                • Treaty of Picquigny, '75
                                                • Planned campaign to stop Scottish attack, '81
                                                  • Gloucester attempted to kill James III
                                                    • Planned campaign to stop Scottish attack, '81
                                                    • Edward couldn't help Burgundy because of Scotland
                                                      • Treaty of Picquigny scrapped
                                                        • Edward couldn't help Burgundy because of Scotland
                                                        • Exchequer changed to Chamber
                                                          • +70,000/annum
                                                        • Solvent by end of reign
                                                          • Clarence executed: treason, '78

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