how henry vii was able to take throne from richard iii

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  • explain why henry vii was able to take the throne
    • richard iii was in a weak position
      • rumours of killing wife and princes
        • henry was able to exploit these rumours
      • made enemies with nobles in south- replaced them with nobles from the north
      • more of a mercenary leader than a king
        • diving into battle was the cause of his death
      • had usurped the throne
      • short reign
        • no time to establish himself
      • although he had many men, they did not fully support the cause
        • henry had a loyal army


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