Consolidation of Power: Rebellions

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  • Rebellions
    • Lovell and Stafford
      • 1486
      • Francis, Viscount Lovell, and Humphrey Stafford. Thomas Stafford also involved.
        • Lovell escaped to Burgundy. H Stafford executed. T Stafford pardoned.
      • Tried to start a rebellion in Yorkshire. Tried to gain support in the Midlands
    • Lambert Simnel
      • February - June 1487
      • John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln, and Lambert Simnel
      • Simnel was an Oxford boy educated in princely manners by a priest. He then began to impersonate the Earl of Warwick (originally going to impersonate Richard, Duke of York).
      • He received support from Margaret of Burgundy, who hired mercenaries.
      • Culminated in the Battle of Stoke Field. Lincoln was killed in battle and Simnel captured, pardoned and given a job in the royal kitchens
    • Perkin Warbeck
      • 1491 - 1497
      • Impersonated Richard, Duke of York
      • Moved around European courts
        • Ireland, France, Burgundy, HRE and Scotland
      • Henry's Lord Chamberlain and uncle-in-law, Sir William Stanley, was a traitor and gave information to Warbeck. He was executed in 1495
      • Attempted to invade England in 1495, but this failed due to Henry's spy network. He then fled to Scotland.
        • Henry negotiated the Treaty of Perpetual Peace with James IV in 1502. Margaret Tudor and James IV, were married as part of the treaty.
          • Henry used diplomacy to try and weaken the foreign support that Warbeck had.
            • A trade embargo was put on Burgundy and the Netherlands in order to stop Burgundian support for Warbeck. This led to the Intercursus Magnus in 1496
      • Henry used diplomacy to try and weaken the foreign support that Warbeck had.
        • A trade embargo was put on Burgundy and the Netherlands in order to stop Burgundian support for Warbeck. This led to the Intercursus Magnus in 1496
      • Surrendered in 1497 after failing to exploit the Cornish Rebellion
        • Warbeck had also tried to invade Kent in 1495
    • The de la Pole Brothers
      • The nephews of Edward IV and Richard III and brothers of the deceased, rebel Earl of Lincoln
      • The Earl of Suffolk fled England in 1498 (Flanders) and in 1501 (HRE)
      • Richard de la Pole also went into exile but was killed at the Battle of Pavia in 1525

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