Henry VII brief overview


Henry VII (Earl of Richmond)

His character:

  • Careful, conscientious and happy to spend money on my court with grand banquets and jousts being commonplace.
  • This created a favourbale look of him towards his subjects.

His succession:

  • Defeated King Richard III during the battle of Bosworth in 1485.
  • He started the tudor dynasty despit ehis weak claim to the throne.

His policies:

  • Avoided war and swelled the crown coffers- keeping the nobility in check.


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