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1

When will the treaties of Redon and of Medina del campo?

1489

2

When was the Treaty of Étaples?

1492

3

When is the council in Wales and the Marches re-established?

1493

4

Who was appointed Lord Deputy of Ireland in 1494?

Sir Edward Poynings

5

When was the Magnus Intercursus signed?

1496

6

When was the Truce of Ayton signed?

1497

7

When did Arthur and Catherine of Aragon get married?

1501

8

When was the Treaty of Ayton?

1502

9

Who died in 1502?

Prince Arthur

10

When is the second law passed against illegal retaining?

1504

11

Who was appointed the head of the council learned in the law 1504?

Sir Richard Empson

12

When did Henry the seventh die?

1509

13

Define justices of the peace

Chief magistrate responsible for the general administration of the county

14

Who is the sheriff?

The chief law enforcement officer in a county

15

What was a hundred?

A subdivision of the county

16

Who was the petty constable?

An assistant Law enforcement officer who served the high constable

17

Who is the treasurer of the chamber?

The Kings chief financial official who is a responsible for the kings money

18

Define escheat

When a land owner dies without heirs and his land is passed by right to the King

19

What was the book of rates?

An account that recording the rate of tax paid by merchants on goods imported and sold in England

20

What is a convocation?

Church equivalent of parliament where clerics meet in two houses – upper house and lower house to discuss and transact church affairs

21

Define simony

Selling of church appointments and offices

22

Define Dowry

Money or property paid by the bride's father to the groom's family

23

What was the league of Venice?

Diplomatic and military organisation formed by Italian States to resist French invasion

24

Define embargo

Prohibition of trade with a particular country

25

When was Henry's first Parliamentary meeting?

1485