Britain up to 1483

In depth study into Britain 1483-1529.

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  • Richard III
  • Edward IV
  • Edward V
  • Richard of York
  • Elizabeth Woodville
  • Henry Tudor

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What main motive would Richard III have for murdering the Princes?
Preventing the crown from falling under Woodville influence
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What main motive would Henry Tudor have for murdering the Princes?
Strengthen his claim to the throne
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Who did Richard III marry?
Anne Neville
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Who was Richard III's brother?
Edward IV
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What event showed Richard that murder achieves results?
Murder of Henry VI by Edward IV
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For what reason did Richard III believe absolute power is necessary for monarchs?
To minimise threats of treachery as King
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Name one noble that was imprisoned and eventually murdered very soon after Edward IV's death for supporting the Woodvilles?
Sir Richard Grey
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What title was given to Richard III during Edward V's minority reign?
Protector
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Richard allied with who during the bid to the throne?
Duke of Buckingham
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How did Richard show the Prince's to be illegitimate?
The marriage between Edward IV and Elizabeth was invaild
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What is the title of the act of parliament passed that declared Richard as the King of England?
Titulus Regius
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Who was Richard III in relation to the two Princes?
Uncle
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Who were the Princes in the Tower?
Edward V and Richard of York
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In what month did Richard III become King?
June
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Who admitted to murdering the Prince's on Richard III's behalf?
James Tyrell
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Richard III reigned from...
1483 - 1485
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