POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES
* He put English language into law which made things easier for common people gaining him their support
* Set up counsels - With the common people on his side it made it harder for enemies to be able to raise armies
* Richard encouraged foreign trade. He had the foreign printing press to cover his back ensuring he had good foreign relations.
* Richard chose to continue the war with Scotland as he wanted to prove himself as a strong leader. However, this was expensive