Rich and henry

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how did Edward reward Richard for his good service and loyalty?
Vast offices and estates, head of the council of the north, jan 1483 granted a great palatine (in counties of Cumberland and westmorland)
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richards status had become greater than Waricks had been in the 1460s. What did this make Richard?
an "overmighty" subject- not dangerous to king as he showed continued loyalty
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Why did the Queen and her family (woodvilles) dislike Richard?
Clearlly trusted by king so they became increasingly fearful and jelous of his levels of power
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Why did Richaed dislike the Queen?
he distrusted her as she had her influence over the king to elevate the postion of her family
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What came from this resentment of eachother?
Richard barely ventured to court in the last four years of the Kings life- kings presence made sure their powers were balenced
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When did Edward IV die?
unexpectly on the 9th of April 1483 setting richards politcal future in serious doubt
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What caused the power struggle between Elizabeth Woodville and Richard?
bothe wanted to be Lord protector to Edward who was 12 so they could influence the king.
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Where was Richard when the king died and where was Edward (son)?
Richard was in the North so had little chance to influence key descions (woodvilles wanted to keep it this way)- Edward V living in Ludlow under care of his Uncle, Earl Rivers
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Why were the woodviles becoming unsuccessful?
they were becoming increasily unpopular at courtand significant nobels began to turn away from them looking towardas richard to take place of his brother
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Who was they first to turn?
Lord William Hastings who urged Richard to return to court to support opposing woodville plot to sieze the crown
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