structure of tudor government

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What was the structure of tudor government in 1509?

King: king ruled the country and made all decisions relatings to its security, when to go to warm who should advise him and when parliament should meet

The Council: this was a group of advisers chosen by the king. They were usually from the nobility and the church plus lawyers and royal household officers. They gave the King advice and they were a central administratice body and they acted as a court dealing with grievances from individauls that required the direct judgement of the King. The Council could consist of as many as 40 or 50 people but attendance at meetings was often much lower.

Parliament: under henry VII oarkuanebt was called to meet by the monarch for specific reasons usually because the


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