Tudor history How able was Richard as king?

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What was the age called in which Richard inherited the throne?
Personal Monarchy
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What did this mean?
That the country had the capacity to either prosper or fail based on his leadership abilities
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What were his initial concerns?
1) Outlaw corruption 2) Restore peace 3) Reform the legal system 4) Royal progress
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What was Richard prepared to do in order to achieve these goals? (3 key words)
retain, reward and innovate
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How many of Edward's 54 councillors were retained for Richard's council?
24
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What powers did he grant the council of the North from July 1484?
to rule the region in his abscence
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Who was the first president?
John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln
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What 'new body' did Richard start up?
The council of Requests and Supplications
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What was this body intended for?
To deal with the plights of poor people in search of justice
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What 3 areas did he look at in attempt to pursue a policy of financial stability?
Retrenchment, Re-endownment & advocating a policy of strict punishment alongside reward and responsibility to deal with 'overmighty' subjects
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He is known for having brought a degree of s? & e? to the collection of Royal revenue?
Stability & efficiency
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