Henry VII Foreign Policy

Name Henry's four priorities in foreign policy. (TDPP)
To secure his throne, to achieve international recognition of his dynasty, to promote prosperity in England, and to maintain prestige while keeping costs down.
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When was the truce between England and Scotland?
1486
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1489
England and Brittany sign the Treaty of Redon
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What were the terms of the Treaty of Redon?
Henry agreed w/ Ferdinand + Maximilian to build anti-Fr. alliance + Bretons financed army
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1489
Treaty of Medina del Campo
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1489
Treaty of Dordrecht signed
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Why did the Treaty fail?
Maximilian did not send the troops he had promised to help Henry's resistance of Fr. expansion
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What were the terms of the Treaty of Medina del Campo?
No agreements w/ Fr w/o prior consultation, equal trading rights, marriage of Prince Arthur + Catherine of Aragon
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1492
Eng. invasion of Fr, Treaty of Etaples between the two countries
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What were the terms of the Treaty of Etaples?
Fr. pay annual pension of 5,000 crowns. Charles VIII wouldn't support impostors, Henry would withdraw troops from Brittany
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1493
Trade embargo w/ Burgundy
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When did Henry send Sir Edward Poynings to Ireland?
1494
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1496
Intercursus Magnus agreed
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What did the Intercursus Magnus allow?
Eng. to trade freely w/ all parts of Burgundy except Flanders after prev. Warbeck-caused embargo
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When was Poyning's Law passed, and what did it do?
1495; all Irish laws had to have prior approval of Eng. crown
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When did Henry revert back to using the Ango-Irish nobles?
1496
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1497
Treaty of Ayton signed (Scot)
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1502
Prince Arthur (Henry's son) died; Treaty of Perpetual Peace
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What year did the Treaty of Ayton become a formal peace treaty?
1502
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How was the Treaty possibly dangerous for Henry?
Focus might move to anti-Tudor position
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1503
Queen Elizabeth (Henry's wife) died; King James and Princess Margaret married
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1505
Isabella of Castille died
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How did Isabella's death adversely affect Henry?
There was less chance of him re-marrying to s Spaniard
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When did Henry begin discussing Burgundian bridal prospects for his son with Phillip of Burgundy?
1505
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1506
Phillip of Burgundy died
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When was the Treaty of Cambrai signed?
1508
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Why did Henry VII owe a debt of loyalty to the Duke of Brittany?
He had sheltered Henry in the years 1471-1484
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Which Burgundian royal was constantly against Henry?
Margaret of Burgundy
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Why did Henry choose to back Phillip of Burgundy's claim to Castillian sucession?
Wanted to protect trade, opp. for Henry's marriage to his daughter, gaining custody of Duke of Suffolk from Maximllian
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What stopped the early truce between England and Scotland?
James IV's death
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