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THE REIGN OF RICHARD III, 1483-1485

Richard III became king when he usurped the throne from his nephew, Edward V, in 1483, after he
deemed him and his brother, Richard, Duke of York, illegitmate. This had disasterous effects on
Richard's reign because it was one of the main factors which…

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He blamed the terrible behaviour on Elizabeth Woodville.
He invited the Lord Mayor to his Epiphany Feast and presented him with a cup set in gems
and pearls to impress him and try and get him on his side.
13,000 white boars were cut of cloth and distributed to supporters…

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Why did Buckingham rebel?
Greed? Wanted to be the next king? Conscience after the death of princes? Prompted by John
Morton?

The results of the Buckingham Rebellion were disasterous for Richard despite his success in
suppressing it.

Consequences of the rebellion:
Henry Tudor emerged as a threat to Richard III…

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Henry Tudor was crowned King Henry VII of England.

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Megan

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Fanks Hollie, exactly what I needed!;)

Nikki

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Thankyou so much for this, helped me loads :)

Kim

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really condensed information - brilliant!

Kim

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really condensed information - brilliant!

tarahinchy

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Very helpful thank you :))) x

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