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1

What date did Henry win the Battle of Bosworth?

22 August 1485

2

Who was Henry VII’s mother?

Margaret Beaufort

3

Give three examples of how Henry consolidated his position as soon as he became King.

1) dated start of reign to 21 Aug 1485
2)coronation 30 Oct before the first Parliament (Nov 7th)
3)married Elizabeth of York – united the houses of Lancaster and York.

4

Who convinced Simnel to impersonate the Earl of Warwick?

Richard Symonds

5

What title was Simnel given when he went to Ireland?

King

6

When did Henry VII become aware of the Simnel conspiracy?

January 1487

7

What was the name of the battle that Henry fought against Simnel in 1487?

Battle of Stoke
16 June 1487

8

How were Symonds and Simnel punished?

Symonds imprisoned and Simnel was put to work in the royal kitchen.

9

What happened to 28 of the rebels in the Parliament of 1487?

Their lands were attainted.

10

Who did the Irish assume Perkin Warbeck was?

Earl of Warwick

11

Which countries offered support to Warbeck?

Ireland
Scotland
France

12

Who recognised Warbeck as Richard IV in 1494?

Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian

13

Who was executed during the Parliament of 1495?

Sir William Stanley, Henry’s step-uncle
Lord Fitzwater, Henry’s steward.

14

Who did James IV offer in marriage to Warbeck?

His cousin (in return for an annual pension of £1200).

15

Who did Henry offer in marriage to James IV?

His daughter, Margaret (Also the truce of Ayton was signed in 1497)

16

Why was Warbeck hanged in 1499?

He tried to escape twice.

17

Who broke sanctuary with Lord Lovell in April 1486?

Thomas and Humphrey Stafford (brothers)

18

How did Henry deal with Lovell’s rebellion?

He offered the rebels a choice of pardon or a battle.

19

Where did Lovell escape to?

Flanders

20

Why were the Staffords not allowed to seek sanctuary for a second time?

Henry thought it was inappropriate so the church refused it.

21

How much money did the Parliament of 1489 grant to Henry to aid Brittany?

£100,000

22

Why did the people in Yorkshire resent the tax?

Counties north of them did not have to pay.

23

Who defeated the rebels near York?

The Earl of Surrey

24

Why did Parliament grant Henry money in 1497?

Expedition to defend against James IV of Scotland.

25

Why did the Cornish refuse to pay the tax?

did not want to pay to defend the north of England.

26

Who led the rebels in May 1497?

Lord Audley.

27

How many rebels were killed?

1000

28

Why did Henry not respond to the Cornish rebellion very quickly?

at the same time as the treat of Warbeck

29

How did Edmund de la Pole become the chief Yorkist claimant to the throne?

The Earl of Warwick died.

30

Why was Edmund annoyed with Henry?

He refused to pass on his father’s dukedom.