C0: Henry VII: Claim to throne, Northern progress and Lovell Conspiracy, Yorkist challenges, Rewarding Lancastrians Flashcards Preview

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1

What was the date of the battle of Bosworth?

The date was 22nd August 1485

2

What did Henry do to make the Yorkists look like traitors

He backdated his reign from the day before the death of Richard III so that it would not look like Henry was over throwing a king as he was a king.

3

What happened during Edward IV and Richard III reign

Nobles had built large power bases in their local area which meant that they had became overnighty subjects

4

How many soldiers did the earl of Warwick have in 1485

30,000 soldiers

5

What rebellion tried to remove Richard III

Buckingham plot in 1483

6

What lords refused to support Richard III in the battle of Bosworth

Lord Thomas Stanley
Sir William Stanley
Earl of Northumberland

7

Why was Henry’s claim weak

His claim was through his mother

Claims through women were considered as weaker than claims through men

8

Why did Henry have few personal enemies

Detached upbringing in Pembroke castle
Years of exile in France

9

Why did Henry not gain much support during his match through the Wales before the battle of Bosworth

Not many people knew who he was

10

Why did Henry nearly loose the battle of Bosworth and who saved him?

Smaller force
Standard bearer was killer by Richards men
Rescued by Lord Stanley’s men

11

Why was Henry’s victory at Bosworth so good

Proved himself as a leader and soldier which was respected as a king
No longer had Richard III as a challenger to throne

12

How many nobles fought against Henry during the battle of Bosworth

1 in 4

13

What did the king do during spring 1486?

Went on a royal progress which improved relations with the people as they were able to see him

14

When did the king go on a royal progress

Spring 1486

15

What was wrong with the North and what did Henry do

The North was more reckless and was fiercly loyal to Richard III so he spent a large amount of time there

16

What had happened after the battle of Bosworth

Yorkist lords (E.g. Lord Lovell and Humphrey) had found sanctuary at Colchester Abbey.

17

What did Henry do to the York Lords?

He had spies monitor the Yorkist supporters

18

What did Henry discover in April1486 through his spies

Learned that Lovell and Stafford has escaped from sanctuary and we’re planning a rebellion

19

What happened to Lovell

Sir Edgcumbe and Sir Tyler were appointed time catch Lovell but had to flee due to the fact that Henry had mass support in that area

20

Why did the Stafford brothers do

Held a rebellion in Worcester (down south) while Henry was on his Northern progress

21

What happened on 11th May 1486?

Stafford brothers fled to Culham Abbey due to the fact that Henry was advancing towards Worcester

22

What happened to the Stafford brothers on the 14Th of May 1486

John Barrowman Forcibly removed the Stafford brothers from Culham Abbey ⛪️
Tried on courts of King bench which lead to Humphrey being executed but his younger brother was executed 🗡

23

What was happening while the Stafford brothers revolted in Worcester

Herberts and Vaughans led a rebellion in Wales which was crushed in Rhys ap Thomas.

24

Where was the Earl of Warwick

He was living comfortably in the Tower of London 😊

25

Who was the Earl of Lincoln (John De La Pole?

Swore loyalty to Henry and was later asked to join his council

26

Where was John De La pole? Duke of Suffolk

Swore allegiance🤝
Left alone

27

Where was the Earl of Surrey?

Fought with yorkists at the battle of Bosworth🛑
Kept in prison until 1498 when Henry was satisfied

28

What happened to Henry Percy the Earl of Northumberland

Placed in prison till 1485 when Henry was satisfied
Given control of North and the change to prove his loyalty

29

What happened January 1486

Henry married Elizabeth of York

30

Why was Henry’s marriage to Elizabeth to York a good thing

Joining the houses of York and Lancaster forming the Tudor rose