Henry VII

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  • Henry VII
    • consolidation of Power
      • Henry VII's character
        • had not been brought up to rule
        • from 1485, his main purpose was to maintain power and control
        • dated reign 21 August 1485
        • after Battle of Bosworth
      • establishing the Tudor dynasty
        • 1486-Viscount Lovell and the Staffords
        • 1487-Lambert Simnel
        • Battle of Stoke
        • 1491-9-Perkin Warbeck imposture
    • government
      • royal finances
        • crown lands
        • royal perogative/feudal dues
        • other sources
      • parliament
        • House of Lords and commons
        • only king could call
        • national security
        • raising revenue
        • only called 7 parliaments
      • justice and maintenance of order
        • local vs regional government
        • Justices of the Peace
        • Bonds and Recognizances
      • councils and the court
        • included nobles, churchmen and laymen
        • the council learned
        • royal household
    • foreign relations 1485-1509
      • marriage alliances/securing the succession
        • Death of child - first male heir
        • Death of wife - no chance of further children
        • Henry VII's health was declining
      • relations with foreign powers
        • Brittany and France
        • Spain
        • Scotland
        • Burgandy, the Netherlands and HRE
        • Ireland
    • society at the end of 15th century
      • structure of society
        • king, church, nobility, average citizens, commoners
      • regional divisions
        • demographic differences
        • agricultural divide
        • social attitudes
      • prosperity and depression
        • growing population and trade=improved economy
        • bad harvests and embargoes
      • social discontent and rebellions
        • Yorkshire
        • Cornish
    • economic development
      • agriculture and trade
        • agarian economy
        • wool and cloth trade
      • early English explorations
      • prosperity and depression
        • population increasing as well as trade
        • bad harvests
        • abroad trade embargoes
    • religion, humanism, arts and learning
      • arts
        • drama
        • ale festivals
        • renaissance art/architecture
        • music
      • humanism
        • printing press
        • oxbridge universities
      • learning
        • elementary education
        • latin taught everywhere
        • new humanist approach
      • religion
        • social role of the church
        • religious orders
        • lollards, heresy, anticlericalism
        • religious society
  • Edmund Dudley
  • Sir Richard Empson
  • John Morton
  • Margaret Beaufort
  • Reginald Bray
  • Lambert Simnel
  • John De La Pole
  • Lord Thomas Stanley
  • Sir William Stanley
  • Edward, Earl of Warwick
  • Maximilian I
  • Charles VIII
  • James IV
  • Gerald Fitzgerald
  • Thomas More
  • John Colet
  • Erasmus
  • John Cabot
  • Sebastian Cabot
  • William Weston

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