Flashcards in Henry VII- government and threats to his rule Deck (31)
When was the first uprising during Henry VII's reign?
Who was the first uprising led by?
Viscount Lovell (servant to Richard III) and Humphrey and Thomas Stafford
What were two of the main reasons why the Lovell and Stafford conspiracy failed?
They lacked a figure head/ claimant to the throne, and the royal army completely overpowered them
Who was the first impersonator during Henry VII's reign?
Who did Simnel pretend to be?
Edward, Earl of Warwick
Why did Simnel go to Ireland?
It was a Yorkist stronghold
What happened to Simnel in Dublin?
He was crowned Edward VI
When was Simnel crowned?
Other than Ireland, who else supported Simnel?
Margaret of Burgundy
What did Margaret send to help Simnel?
200 German mercenaries under leadership of Martin Schwartz
What happened in June 1487?
The combined Irish and German army landed in England to help Simnel
When was the battle at Stoke?
14th June 1487
What was the outcome of Stoke?
Simnel and his men were defeated by Henry's army
Who was killed at Stoke?
John de la Pole and Martin Schwartz
What happened to Simnel after Stoke?
He was made royal falconer, which displayed Henry VII's merciful nature
When did the second impersonator first become apparent?
What was the name of the second impersonator?
Who welcomed Warbeck first?
After spending some time in Cork, he was welcomed by Charles VIII of France
What happened to Warbeck and Charles VIII?
After the Treaty of Étaples in November 1492 (between Henry VII and Charles VIII) Charles abandoned Warbeck
Who was Warbeck welcomed by after Charles VIII abandoned him?
Margaret of Burgundy
What did Henry VII do as a result of Margaret welcoming Warbeck?
Started a trade war with the Netherlands
Where did Warbeck land, and how did it go?
Deal, Kent, and it was a disaster
Where did Warbeck stay after the Netherlands?
Ireland and then moved to Scotland where he was welcomed by James IV and married and aristocratic Scots woman
When did Warbeck invade England with the help of James IV?
Who did Henry use to negotiate with James IV?
Richard Fox, Bishop of Durham
Why did James abandon Warbeck?
He wanted more security
When did the 7 year truce between England and Scotland start?
When did the full treaty between Scotland and England start?
Where did Warbeck go after James IV abandoned him?
Ireland and the Cornwall