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1

When was the first uprising during Henry VII's reign?

April 1486

2

Who was the first uprising led by?

Viscount Lovell (servant to Richard III) and Humphrey and Thomas Stafford

3

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

4

Who was the first impersonator during Henry VII's reign?

Lambert Simnel

5

Who did Simnel pretend to be?

Edward, Earl of Warwick

6

Why did Simnel go to Ireland?

It was a Yorkist stronghold

7

What happened to Simnel in Dublin?

He was crowned Edward VI

8

When was Simnel crowned?

May 1487

9

Other than Ireland, who else supported Simnel?

Margaret of Burgundy

10

What did Margaret send to help Simnel?

200 German mercenaries under leadership of Martin Schwartz

11

What happened in June 1487?

The combined Irish and German army landed in England to help Simnel

12

When was the battle at Stoke?

14th June 1487

13

What was the outcome of Stoke?

Simnel and his men were defeated by Henry's army

14

Who was killed at Stoke?

John de la Pole and Martin Schwartz

15

What happened to Simnel after Stoke?

He was made royal falconer, which displayed Henry VII's merciful nature

16

When did the second impersonator first become apparent?

1491

17

What was the name of the second impersonator?

Perkin Warbeck

18

Who welcomed Warbeck first?

After spending some time in Cork, he was welcomed by Charles VIII of France

19

What happened to Warbeck and Charles VIII?

After the Treaty of Étaples in November 1492 (between Henry VII and Charles VIII) Charles abandoned Warbeck

20

Who was Warbeck welcomed by after Charles VIII abandoned him?

Margaret of Burgundy

21

What did Henry VII do as a result of Margaret welcoming Warbeck?

Started a trade war with the Netherlands

22

Where did Warbeck land, and how did it go?

Deal, Kent, and it was a disaster

23

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

24

When did Warbeck invade England with the help of James IV?

September 1496

25

Who did Henry use to negotiate with James IV?

Richard Fox, Bishop of Durham

26

Why did James abandon Warbeck?

He wanted more security

27

When did the 7 year truce between England and Scotland start?

1497

28

When did the full treaty between Scotland and England start?

1502

29

Where did Warbeck go after James IV abandoned him?

Ireland and the Cornwall

30

When was Warbeck captured?

August 1497