Government and the church (The administration of justice)


Government and the Church

The administration of justice

H has an excellent reputation as a justiciar- Historians have commented that he respected judical independence as he retained dthe judges he had inherited from RIII and only replaced them on their retirement or death.

E.g. H appointed Sir William Huse as Chief Justice of the King's Bench in Sept 1485- He had the same role since 1481, so he served both EdIV and RIII

Some historians criticised H for having corrupted


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