Rebellions under Henry VIII

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Viscount Lovell and the Stafford 1486- What happened
This was a minor rising in Easter 1486. Viscount Lovell had been a firm supporter of Richard III. He tried to raise a rebellion in the North riding of Yorkshire. Simultaneously, Stafford tried to raise forces against Henry in the Midlands.
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Viscount Lovell and the Stafford 1486- Consequences
Henry captured Humphrey Stafford, and executed him. His younger brother Thomas was pardoned. Lovell escaped the kings forces.
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Lambert Simnel 1487- What happened
Simnel was being passed off as the earl of Warwick who had been imprisoned by Henry. In May 1487 he was crowned King Edward in Ireland. The conspiracy was put together by John de la Pole., Earl of Lincon.
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Lambert Simnel- 1487 Consequences
Henry had the real Earl of Warwick exhibited in London.The Eal of Lincon fled tp the court of Margaret of Burgundy's court and joined Lord Lovell, where they persuaded her tp pay for a force of mercenaries to invade England.
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Perkin Warbeck- What happened.
Lasted 8 years. Perkin Warbeck was a cloth Trader from Tournai (Flanders). He was able to attract patronage from foreign rulers. In 1491 he started to impersonate Richard, Duke of York, in Ireland.
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Perkin Warbeck- What happened (2)
He made a brief apperance in the court of Charles VIII of France. The following year he was forced to flee from France to the court of Maragret of Burgundy. he was then trained as a Yorkist prince, which drew English courtiers into his conspiracies.
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Perkin Warbeck- What happened (3)
Warbecks first attempt to land in England was in 1495. Henry had been informed by one of his royal agents (Sir Robert Clifford). He was quickly defeated and fled to the court of James IV of Scotland. He began to conspire with William Stanley.
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Perkin Warbeck - What happened (4)
WIlliam Stanley was Lord Chamberlain and head of the royal household. He was Henry step-uncle. In 1496 a small scottish force crossed the border on Warbecks behalf, but quickly retreated.
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Perkin Warbeck- What happned (5)
Warbecks intrests were soon forgotten when Henry offered a marraige to his daughter, Mary. He made a final attempt to get the throne during the Cornish rebellion but was crushed by Henrys force in 1497.
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Perkin Warbeck- Consequences
Warbeck surrendered to the king. at first Henry was very lenient. He allowed Warbeck to stay on court, but confined him to the tower. After allegedly trying to escape with the earl of Warwick, they were both tried and executed in 1499
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Henry captured Humphrey Stafford, and executed him. His younger brother Thomas was pardoned. Lovell escaped the kings forces.

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Viscount Lovell and the Stafford 1486- Consequences

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Simnel was being passed off as the earl of Warwick who had been imprisoned by Henry. In May 1487 he was crowned King Edward in Ireland. The conspiracy was put together by John de la Pole., Earl of Lincon.

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Henry had the real Earl of Warwick exhibited in London.The Eal of Lincon fled tp the court of Margaret of Burgundy's court and joined Lord Lovell, where they persuaded her tp pay for a force of mercenaries to invade England.

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Lasted 8 years. Perkin Warbeck was a cloth Trader from Tournai (Flanders). He was able to attract patronage from foreign rulers. In 1491 he started to impersonate Richard, Duke of York, in Ireland.

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