Henry VII

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Who did Henry defeat at the Battle of Bosworth to become King?
Richard III
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When did his reign begin and end?
1485-1509
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To which house/family did Henry belong?
Lancaster
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Explain Henry's claim to the throne
A weak claim. Descended from Edward III through his maternal line. Illegitimate claim.
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Who did Henry marry?
Elizabeth of York
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What were the names of Richard's nephews who were still alive at the end of the Wars of the Roses and had strong claims to the throne?
Edward, Earl of Warwick and John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln
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Who attempted to raise a rebellion against Henry in the spring of 1486?
Lovell and the Stafford Brothers
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Why was the rising of Lambert Simnel a threat to Henry?
Early in his reign (vulnerable), Henry was not aware of the rising, Yorkist support from Margaret of Burgundy.
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Why did the Simnel rising fail?
Henry was able to parade the real Earl of Warwick, and prove Simnel to be fake.
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Why was the rising of Perkin Warbeck a threat to Henry?
International support, unable to disprove Warbeck (the nephews had 'disappeared'), lasted a long time.
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Why was the rising of Warbeck unsuccessful?
Henry cut off trade with other countries, Scotland removed their support
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Who handed Edmund de la Pole over to Henry in 1506?
Philip of Burgundy
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What was the name of Henry's eldest son who died before his father?
Arthur
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Identify one inducement Henry used to control the nobility
King's Council/ Order of the Garter
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Identify two sanctions Henry used to control the nobility
Acts of Attainder, Act of Resumption
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Why did the people of Yorkshire rebel in 1489?
Didn't want to pay tax to fund war in the south
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What were the two different types of revenue called?
Extraordinary & Ordinary
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What was the alliance called between France and Scotland?
The Auld Alliance
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When did Henry invade France?
1492
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What did the Treaty of Étaples state?
France agrees to not help English rebels, French Pension: £5000 per year
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What was the name of the peace agreement between England and Scotland of 1499?
The Truce of Ayton, Treaty of Perpetual Peace
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Why did Burgundy play a central role in Henry's foreign policy?
Cloth trade, centre of Yorkist support
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What did the Treaty of Medina del Campo state?
Arthur marries Catherine of Aragon, Dowry to be paid in installments, Not help English rebels, Alliance in war against France
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What ended the embargo on trade between England and Burgundy?
Magnus Intercursus
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What was signed in 1506 which gave English merchants considerable advantages over Burgundy?
Malus Intercursus
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