York was successful in his duty as Protector.

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  • York was SUCCESSFUL in his duty as Protector
    • York was able to REDUCE the size and expenditure of the royal household.
      • York RESTORED greater law and order, especially in the north.
        • York fulfilled a policy of moderation and tried to balance competing factions.
          • Conveys that York TRIED to be authoritative and did his best to retain unity within the govt.
    • York RESTORED greater law and order, especially in the north.
      • York fulfilled a policy of moderation and tried to balance competing factions.
        • Conveys that York TRIED to be authoritative and did his best to retain unity within the govt.
    • Although the First Battle of St Albans showed a weakness on York's part.
      • The First Battle of St Albans was not entirely York's fault.
        • It was blamed upon the extremism of Somerset's faction.
          • There was little reprisal or immediate reaction.
        • Not every noble was affected by this.
      • Not every noble was affected by this.

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