HENRYS VII FOREIGN POLICY

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REALTIONSHIP BRITTANY

POSITIVE

SENSE OBLIGATION 

PROXIMITY - DIDNT WANT KIND FRANCE FULL CONTROL - FULL CONTROL COAST BETWEEN FRANCE & ENGLAND - THREAT

FRENCH INVADE 1487 - 1489 PARLIMANET AGREE SEND ARMY - ONLY ACTING DEFENCE BRITTANY

TREATY OF REDON 1489 ANNE AGREED PAY SMALL ENGLISH ARMY DEFEND BRITTANY 

SENT ARMY - ANGERED FRENCH - WELCOMED PW

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RELATIONSHIP FRANCE

POSTIVIE

REVIEVED HELP WHEN TAKING THRONE

STARTED REIGN TRUCE 1485 

LAUNCHED INVASION 1492

TREATY OF ETAPLES NOVEMBER 1492 - WITHDRAW SUPPORT PW - PAY 745,000 CROWNS WITHDRAW ARMY

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HOW SUCCESSFUL?

TRIED & FAILED PROTECT BRITTANY

LAUNCHED INVASION FRANCE - END CAMPAIGN SEASON WANT PEACE SETTLMENT 

TREATY OF ETAPLES - PW LEAVE FRANCE & GOT LARGE SUM

STRATEGY SUCCESFUL MANAGED DEFEND NATIONAL & DYNASTIC INTERESTS

IMPROVED FINANCIAL POSITION ENSURED PERIOD RELATIVE CORDIALITY ANGLO-FRENCH RELATIONS 

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RELATIONSHIP BURGUNDY

TRICKY - MARGARET SUPPORT SIMNEL - 1493 PW & TRADE BAN - 1496 INTERCURSUS MAGNUS - 1506 PHILLIP THE FAIR IN ENGLAND INTERCURUS MAGNUS 

MARGARET & MAXIMILLIAN SUPPORT PW

HENRY EMBARGO 

PW LEFT BURGUNDY HENRY & PHILLIP INTERCURSUS MAGNUS - EMBARGO END 

PHILLIP SHIP WRECK 1506 FORCED REFUGE ENGLAND - HENRY MADE HIM RETURN EARL OF SUFFOLK 

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SUCCESFUL?

HENRY FORCEFUL APPROACH ADOPTING DOMESTIC FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

DEMANDED TRADE GIVEN STRONGER POSITION ENGLISH MERCHANTS IN NETHERLANDS - NEVER PUT IN PRACTICE

PHILLIP & MAXIMILLIAN HAND OVER YORKIST FUGITIVE -

APEARED IMPROVED TRADING & SECURED DYNASTY

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SCOTLAND

TENSE - SCOTLAND ALLIES FRANCE 

PW - 1495 OFFERED HOSPITALITY - STAYED COURT 2 YEARS RECIEVED PENSION 

JAMES ENCOURAGED PW CROSS BORDER ARMY 1496

1497 TRUCE AYTON - LARGE SCALE REBELLION SCOTLAND - BEST INTEREST ENGLAND SCOTLAND IMMEDIATE TRUCE

1502 TREATY OF PERPETUAL PEACE - JAMES MARRY MARGATER (HENRY DAUGHTER) MARRIAGE 1503

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SUCCESS

FORCED ARMY RESPONSE TO PW INVASION LED TAXATION REBELLION

ANGLO-SAXON TERMS BEEN CLEAR HENRY SUCCESFUL SECURING DYNASTY 

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IRELAND

HENRY FEARED EARL KILDARE - SUPPORTED SIMNEL & PW COMPOUNDED SUSPICION

LAMBERT SIMNEL KING IRELAND

SUPPORT PW 1491

1495 POYNINGS LAW - LOW LAW PASSED IRISH PARLIAMENT PRIOR APPROVAL ENGLSH CROWN

1496 KILDARE SUPPORT HENRY BEING RETURNED DEPUTY

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SUCCESS?

1500 HENRY SECURED SOME LEVEL PEACE & CONTROL OVER IRELAND

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SPAIN

ADVANTAGES BUILDING LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP SPAIN AGAINST FRANCE THREAT

1489 TREATY MEDINA DEL CAMPO ENGLAND SPAIN WORK TOGETHER DEFEND LANDS - NOT MAKE AGREEMENT FRANCE WITHOUT CONSULTING

EQUAL TRADING RIGHTS - FAVOUR ENGLISH MERCHANTS

ARRANGEMENTS MARRIAGE PRINCE ARTHUR & CATHERINE - 1501 

1504 DEATH ISABELLA - STRUGGLE FERDINAND & ISABELLA 

1506 TREATY WINDSOR SUPPORT PHILLIP DIED

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SUCCESS

PROBLEMS IMPLEMENTING TREATY 

MARRIAGE NOT SMOOTH

FERDINAND NOT WANT MARRIAGE - PW THREAT 

1502 ARTHUR DIED - MARRY HENRY VIII? FERDINAND RELUCTANT NO NEED ALLIANCE & PAPAL DISPENSATION NEEDED

1504 ISABELLA DIED - HENRY LOST INTEREST - SUPPORTED PHILLIP & JUANA

1506 REFUGE TOOK ADVANTAGE - INTERCURUS MAGNUS - RESTORING TRADE - RETURN EARL SUFFOLK - SECURING DYNASTY

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HOWEVER

JUANA GRIEF DESCRIBED MAD FATHER LOCKED CONVENT 

FERDINAND RULER CASTILLE

HENRY DIPLOMATICALLY ISOLATED 

FERDINAND MADE SURE MARRIAGE NOT PLACE DURING HENRY LIFETIME

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