How great a problem were the nobility?

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  • How great a problem were the nobility?
    • Henry was a usurper and there was nothing preventing the nobles from provoking disorder, and potentially revolting.
    • Many of the nobles owned large tracts of land. Land = Power.
    • Many of the nobles had witnessed the death of their King at Bosworth.
    • Some nobles had gained enough power to become 'over-mighty' subjects, or 'super nobles'.
    • Many of the powerful nobles were killed at the Battle of Bosworth.
    • Some of them were tired of the constant conflict that he been brought about by the War of the Roses.
      • Consequently, they shared a common interest with Henry in maintaining peace and order throughout the Kingdom


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