Flashcards in C0: Henry VII: Claim to throne, Northern progress and Lovell Conspiracy, Yorkist challenges, Rewarding Lancastrians Deck (47)
What was the date of the battle of Bosworth?
The date was 22nd August 1485
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.
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
How many soldiers did the earl of Warwick have in 1485
What rebellion tried to remove Richard III
Buckingham plot in 1483
What lords refused to support Richard III in the battle of Bosworth
Lord Thomas Stanley
Sir William Stanley
Earl of Northumberland
Why was Henry’s claim weak
His claim was through his mother
Claims through women were considered as weaker than claims through men
Why did Henry have few personal enemies
Detached upbringing in Pembroke castle
Years of exile in France
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
Why did Henry nearly loose the battle of Bosworth and who saved him?
Standard bearer was killer by Richards men
Rescued by Lord Stanley’s men
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
How many nobles fought against Henry during the battle of Bosworth
1 in 4
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
When did the king go on a royal progress
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
What had happened after the battle of Bosworth
Yorkist lords (E.g. Lord Lovell and Humphrey) had found sanctuary at Colchester Abbey.
What did Henry do to the York Lords?
He had spies monitor the Yorkist supporters
What did Henry discover in April1486 through his spies
Learned that Lovell and Stafford has escaped from sanctuary and we’re planning a rebellion
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
Why did the Stafford brothers do
Held a rebellion in Worcester (down south) while Henry was on his Northern progress
What happened on 11th May 1486?
Stafford brothers fled to Culham Abbey due to the fact that Henry was advancing towards Worcester
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 🗡
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.
Where was the Earl of Warwick
He was living comfortably in the Tower of London 😊
Who was the Earl of Lincoln (John De La Pole?
Swore loyalty to Henry and was later asked to join his council
Where was John De La pole? Duke of Suffolk
Where was the Earl of Surrey?
Fought with yorkists at the battle of Bosworth🛑
Kept in prison until 1498 when Henry was satisfied
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
What happened January 1486
Henry married Elizabeth of York