How did Henry VII secure his position?

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Why did Henry date the start of his reign from the day before Bosworth?
So that anyone who fought against him could be deemed traitors and have estates seized.
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Why did Henry arrange his coronation before parliament met?
So that it couldn't be claimed that he was king just because of parliament.
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Henry asked for ________ to get him and Elizabeth of York married.
Papal dispensation
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Why did Henry's marriage take place after his corronation?
So that it couldn't be claimed that he owed the crown to his wife
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What is papal dispensation?
The pope's permission for two people to get married
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When was Henry's coronation?
October 30
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When was Henry's marriage?
January.
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Why did Henry arrange his coronation before parliament met?

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So that it couldn't be claimed that he was king just because of parliament.

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Henry asked for ________ to get him and Elizabeth of York married.

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Why did Henry's marriage take place after his corronation?

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What is papal dispensation?

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