Essay on Henry VII of England

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Henry VII of England
Introduction
Henry VII is also known as Henry Tudor. He was the first Tudor king after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in August 1485. This battle saw the end of the Wars of the Roses, however to bring England to a powerful and also peace country he would have to sustain a full control of England. Henry VII was king of England from 1485 to 1509. His second son, also called Henry, inherited the throne and became Henry VIII.

How did he keep the nobles under control?
Henry by all means had to keep the nobles his under control. This would have been one of his major priorities that he would have had to deal with in order to keep his country strong, powerful and reined by himself till death do him
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Those who did not obey his orders would be locked up in the tower of London or executed.
How did Henry stop the Lancaster and York families from fighting?
After defeating Richard III Henry knew that they would not be pleased that he killed part of their family. So he had to thing this through either he would wait until the York family declared war or have peace with them. He chose to have peace because this would be very efficient of money but how would he do this? The York people wouldn’t accept an apology and Henry liked money so he wouldn’t bribe them so he thought of a very clever idea. His idea was to marry a member of the York family, Elizabeth of York. The red rose of Lancaster and the white rose of York produced the Tudor rose. The idea of bringing families together by marriage was used by Henry and his children.

How did how keep the country rich?
Henry obtained a great deal of money through his time. He did this by sending people to get money for him and taxing and insurance. This made him very unpopular and people called him a ‘miser’ somebody who hates spending, this was quite true because he never spent any money and when he wrote cheques He always wrote them himself. He didn’t buy an accountant because he didn’t want to spend the money and he also didn’t trust them. He saved 25 million pounds in today’s money. He was very efficient because after the battle not many nobles helped him so he didn’t spend much money.
How did he
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