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How far had Henry VII consolidated his hold on the throne by 1489?

Henry VII gained his position on the English throne following the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 after
defeating Richard III. Cunningly, Henry dated his reign to the day before the battle occurred, thus
protecting him from any…

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Earl of Warwick (known as one of the Princes in the Tower) was the son of Edward IV, and was
placed in the Tower by Henry. The Yorkists realised they could use the advantage of the Earl's
almost hidden identity and health to their advantage, by claiming Simnel was infact…


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