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1

When did Elizabeth of York and Henry the seventh get married and give birth to their heir Arthur?

1486

2

When was the first law passed against illegal retaining?

1487

3

When was the Battle of Stoke?

June 14 87

4

When was Thomas Howard the Earl of Surrey released from prison?

1489

5

When was the Yorkshire rebellion?

1489

6

When was the council learned in the law established?

1495

7

When is the Cornish rebellion?

1497

8

When were Warbeck and the Earl of Warwick executed?

1499

9

When did Prince Arthur die?

1502

10

When did Queen Elizabeth of York die?

1503

11

What dei gratia mean?

By the will of God

12

What is meant by the term Royal prerogative?

Rights and privileges enjoyed enjoyed by the Monarch such as making war, negotiating peace treaties and calling Parliament

13

What does Papal dispensation mean?

When the Pope allow someone to break a certain law (e.g when Henry married Elizabeth as they were distant cousins)

14

What is meant by the term sanctuary?

Place of safety within the church or monastery

15

What is a subsidy?

A grant of money made by Parliament to the King for a specific purpose (e.g. a subsidy of £100,000 in 1489 to pay for Brittany)

16

Define attained

Accused and declared guilty of treason by Parliament

17

Define magnate

A powerful nobleman

18

Define great chain of being

A belief in the order things starting with God down to angels, humans, animals, vegetables and minerals

19

What was the feudal system?

Mediaeval social and political system

20

What was the order of the Garter

Found it in 1348 it was an honorary position given to the most important Knights

21

Define retaining

Employing and maintaining servants

22

Define patronage

Awards given to people who carried out royal favours

23

When was the Battle of Bosworth?

1485

24

When was Henry the seventh crowned King?

1485