Securing the succession and marriage alliances

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How could Henry secure the succession?
secure the succession at home and find allies abroad
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How did Henry need to Safeguard the succession?
He had to protect male heir, Arthur (1486) and Henry (1491)
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What did Henry need to ensure with his heirs?
Henry and Arthur needed to marry and have children of their own
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What did Henry have to do to promote his dynasty?
Find suitable brides from Europe's Royal families
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Who were the two main Yorkist threats in 1485?
Edward, Earl of Warwick and John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln
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How did Henry deal with the threats?
Warwick was put in the Tower until 1499 when he was executed for conspiring with Warbeck and Lincoln invited to join the government as part of the King's Council
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When did Lincoln become disloyal?
1487 - He joined Lambert Simnel - He was later killed at the Battle of Stoke in June 1487
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Was Henry's foreign policy defensive of offensive?
Defensive
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How did Henry deal with foreign threats such as Simnel and Warbeck?
He concluded treaties with Brittany, France, Spain and Scotland each agreeing not to aid the pretenders or any of Henry's enemies
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How did Henry use marriage alliances to bind Scotland and Spain closer to England?
Treaty of Medina Campo 1489 - between Arthur and Catherine of Aragon and Treaty of Ayton - 1502 - James IV and Henry's oldest daughter, Margaret
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