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    Henry VII of England

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    Henry VII of England Introduction Henry VII is also known as Henry Tudor. He was the first Tudor king after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in August 1485. This battle saw the end of the Wars of the Roses, however to bring England to a powerful and also peace country he would have to sustain a full control of England. Henry VII was king of England from 1485 to 1509. His second son, also called Henry, inherited the throne and became Henry VIII. How did he keep the nobles under

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    By the crowning of Henry VII England had lived in a state of constant turmoil and war for decades. The War of the Roses caused a vast array of political and social upheaval in fifteenth century England.This in turn, lead to the citizens embracing Henry VII and, eventually Henry VIII, because they craved a stable family to become the monarchy so another War of Roses would not happen again. Both Henry VII and Henry VIII introduced changes into England that would change the course of the nation,both

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    The Restoration of Strong Government Under Henry VII Henry VII’s relations with the nobility are controversial, but views of his success are subjective. When discussing degrees of success, there must be criteria on which to judge the subject. In this case ‘restoration of strong government’ can be measured by a close study of what Henry VII set out to achieve and whether he fulfilled his aims. He appreciated the nobility’s importance in local governance and did not want to ‘crush’ them, but

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    British Monarchy of Henry VII led the United Kingdom into a new direction. Henry VII changed the governmental system used, along with other things that affected the society of the England. King Henry VII of England redirected the Yorkist and Lancastrians, putting an end to the war between them and expanding the British monarchy. The War of the Roses lasted for thirty-two years. The Tudor dynasty began with Henry VII and continued its reign for one hundred and eighteen years. Henry Tudor was born on

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    How successful was Henry VII in limiting the powers of the nobility? Henry implemented many methods in order to control the nobility with varying success. Henry sought to limit the power of the nobles as he was acutely aware the dangers of over mighty subjects with too much power and little love for the crown or just wanted a change like Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick who deposed two kings to replace them. Also Henry’s own rise to the throne was helped by nobles dislike towards Richard III.

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    The Reasons Why Henry VII Won the 1485 War Henry had a very weak inheritance claim to the throne, and when he was born in 1457, he was never thought to become King as he was born into a family containing past illegitimate relations. His mother, Margaret Beaufort was only 14 years of age when Henry was born and his father, Edmund Tudor, had died three months earlier. Henry's guardian was appointed to Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke. Henry was only ever thought to live his life as the Earl

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    The Anti-Noble Policy of Henry VII Henrys policy to the nobles during his reign could be considered as antagonistic. Henry had realised how easily the nobles could pose a threat to him, due to their power and responsibilities in his country, and so reduced this power thus reducing the possibilities of his downfall. This essays intention is to determine why Henry pursued such a dangerous policy, yet also reviewing the claims that his policies were anti-noble. This essay will also be interpreting

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    Lambert Simnel as a Greater Threat to the Security of Henry VII than Perkin Warbec 'After Bosworth, Henry's most immediate and perhaps greatest problem was ensuring that he kept the crown.' from Henry VII by R. Turvey and C. Steinsberg. This was very true, as throughout Henry's reign he faced many threats because as King he wasn't established and therefore vulnerable to challenge. Also there were still Yorkists in power who wanted to claim the throne back from the usurper King and there was

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    The Challenges to Henry VII Security Between 1487 and the end of 1499 Henry VII faced many challenges to his throne from 1487 to the end of 1499. These included many rebellions and pretenders to his throne. To what extent was the success he dealt with them differs although the overriding answer is that by the end of his reign he had secured his throne and set up a dynasty, with all challengers removed. Lambert Simnel challenged Henry’s security when Richard Symonds passed him off as Warwick

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    Pope Gregory VII & Emperor Henry IV: The Investiture Conflict By: Gia Biello The Investiture Conflict was a disagreement between the Pope and the Holy Roman Emperor over who was allowed to appoint church officials. Pope Gregory felt entitled to appoint the church officials, as he had been raised in the church, and felt that the Emperor having the right to do so wouldn’t be fair. Emperor Henry felt that it was his right as emperor to choose bishops and other church officials. The investiture

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