Britain 1487-1489

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  • Threats to the throne
  • Pretenders
  • Rebellions
  • Lambert Simnel
  • The Lovell rebellion
  • The Battle of Stoke

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What was the main reason why Henry VII was so concerned about possible threats to the throne?
He had been an usurper
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Who was the main Yorkist threat Henry VII was concerned about when he became King?
John de la Pole
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When was the Lovell rebellion?
Easter 1486
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Who was the main Ricardian loyalist that led the rebellion?
Viscount Lovell
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Who were the brothers that helped lead the rebellion?
Stafford
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Was the rebellion successful or unsuccessful?
Unsuccessful
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Why?
The rebellion failed to gain enough support
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Did Henry VII still remain on the throne after the rebellion?
Yes
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What rules were changed after the rebellion?
Sanctuary could not be declared in cases of treason
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What did the Yorkists learn from this rebellion?
A Yorkist Prince was needed to be successful
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Who was Lambert Simnel?
A pretender
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Who was Simnel's teacher?
Richard Simons
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During which two dates did he cause a threat to the Tudor throne?
1486-1487
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Who accepted Lambert Simnel as the King of England?
The Irish
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Who crowned Lambert Simnel as the new King?
Earl of Kildare
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Who was Lambert Simnel crowned as?
King Edward VI
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How did Henry VII react to the coronation of Lambert Simnel?
Paraded the real boy in public
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Who did Henry VII send to a nunnery to ensure they did not support Lambert Simnel?
Elizabeth Woodville
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Who was the Earl of Lincoln?
A member of Henry VII
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Why did Lincoln flee to Burgundy?
Support Lambert Simnel rebellion
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What did the Lambert rebels do after his coronation?
Launch an open rebellion
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The rebels travelled through the North for what reason?
To gain support
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What was the first stage of Lincoln's battle plan?
To keep rebel forces moving
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What was the second stage of Lincoln's battle plan?
To keep morale high
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What was the third stage of Lincoln's battle plan?
To avoid resentment from nobility
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What was the problem with this battle plan?
Didn
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What had Lincoln already chosen to benefit his smaller army?
Battle field
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When did York declare their support for the Lambert Simnel rebellion?
When small Lancastrian nobles were unable to defeat the rebels
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Who commanded the King's Army?
Duke Bedford
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Who commanded the Kings vanguard?
The Earl of Oxford
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Who commanded the King's reserve?
The Stanley
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Whose loyalty was unclear and worried the King?
The Stanley
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When was the Battle of Stoke?
16 June
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In what year?
1487
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Who were the victors?
The King
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Who played the deciding factor in the battle?
Earl of Oxford
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How long did the battle last?
A day
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