Britain 1487-1509

In depth study into Britain 1483-1529.

This section is on

  • Foreign policy
  • Domestic policy
  • Domestic Industry
  • The nobility and controlling the nobility
  • Government and Parliament
  • The Counsel and Counsel Committees
  • The Court
  • Justices of Peace
  • The Church, Papacy and pre-reformation
  • Finance including ordinary and extraordinary revenue

Revision notes

What is the first/lowest section of the Court?
Privy Chamber
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What did counsel committee's do?
Manage specialised work from the counsel
2 of 17
Who oversaw the Chamber?
The Chamberlain
3 of 17
Who was in charge of the Learned in the Law counsel committee?
Richard Bray
4 of 17
How many parliaments did Henry VII call during his reign?
7
5 of 17
How many Pope's were there during Henry VII's reign?
3
6 of 17
Of what religion was Henry VII?
Roman Catholic
7 of 17
What was the name of the group of heretics active during Henry VII's reign?
Lloards
8 of 17
What event meant that Henry VII was able to manage relatively well with a bankrupt crown?
Time spent in exile
9 of 17
How were extraordinary expenses funded?
Extraordinary revenue
10 of 17
What was the system that Henry VII first used to control finance?
Exchequer
11 of 17
What was England's main industry?
Wool and cloth
12 of 17
Select a negative effect of enclosures.
Rural depopulation
13 of 17
What did the wealth and health of the country depend upon?
Harvests
14 of 17
What are the group of Merchants from Germany called?
Hanseatic League
15 of 17
Why was Burgundy the man source of English trade?
Cloth trade centre of Europe was in Burgundy
16 of 17
What was significant about Henry VII's new shilling coin?
Part of Tudor propaganda
17 of 17

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