How well did Henry VII deal with rebellions? TBAT compare and contrast two rebellions To assess the level of threat posed by early Tudor rebellions  Learning.

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Lambert Simnel Origins of claim: claimed to be Richard, d of York (son of Edward IV); later claimed to be Earl of Warwick Key events: Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy (sister of Ed IV) offered 2,000 soldiers; landed in Ireland but defeated at Stoke (1487) Supporters of the pretenders: Margaret of Burgundy & John de la Pole Henry VIIs response: left to work in kitchens

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How well did Henry VII deal with rebellions? TBAT compare and contrast two rebellions To assess the level of threat posed by early Tudor rebellions Learning objectives Key words: pretender attainder Holy Roman Emperor (HRE) Read about the stories of Lambert Simnel (left) and Perkin Warbeck (right). Work in pairs. Take notes under these categories: origins of claim key events supporters of the pretenders Henry VIIs response How great a threat was the pretender? Lambert Simnel Origins of claim: claimed to be Richard, d of York (son of Edward IV); later claimed to be Earl of Warwick Key events: Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy (sister of Ed IV) offered 2,000 soldiers; landed in Ireland but defeated at Stoke (1487) Supporters of the pretenders: Margaret of Burgundy & John de la Pole Henry VIIs response: left to work in kitchens Perkin Warbeck Origins of claim: Richard, duke of York son of Edward IV Key events: welcomed initially by European rulers but struggled to find support - landed in Kent, moved to Scotland & Ireland before surrendering Supporters : Margaret of Burgundy: E of Kildare; Charles VII of France; HRE; William Stanley; James IV of Scotland Henry VIIs response: mercy but eventually executed Your task Read p.25-6 and decide if rebellions and pretenders provided a major threat. Decide your notes into two columns: Read p.25-6 and decide if rebellions and pretenders provided a major threat. Decide your notes into two columns: Read the extract from Fletcher, Tudor Rebellions and take more detailed notes on the Cornish & Yorkshire rebellions. Note down the causes, key events and outcomes. Read the extract from Fletcher, Tudor Rebellions and take more detailed notes on the Cornish & Yorkshire rebellions. Note down the causes, key events and outcomes. Evidence H7 faced serious threats Henry was able to handle the challenges Serious threats Henry was king by virtue of conquest Henry was king by virtue of conquest Others had a more legitimate claim, e.g. members of House of York (de la Pole & Margaret of Burgundy) Others had a more legitimate claim, e.g. members of House of York (de la Pole & Margaret of Burgundy) Discontent in regions, esp. border lands Discontent in regions, esp. border lands Pretenders, e.g. Simnel & Warbeck Pretenders, e.g. Simnel & Warbeck Elizabeth could be remarried & heirs controlled by guardians Elizabeth could be remarried & heirs controlled by guardians Death of Arthur (1502) only 1 male heir Death of Arthur (1502) only 1 male heir Henry was able to handle the challenges War-weariness after civil war War-weariness after civil war Use of spies, e.g. to track troublesome overseas lords like Earl of Kildare Use of spies, e.g. to track troublesome overseas lords like Earl of Kildare Elizabeth crowned Queen (1487) Elizabeth crowned Queen (1487) Henry initially showed Warbeck mercy Henry initially showed Warbeck mercy Edmund de la Pole executed, family members attainted Edmund de la Pole executed, family members attainted Revisit Christine Carpenters description of Henry VII and the way he tackled opposition from her book The Wars of the Roses. How far do you agree or disagree with her views now? Write a judgement paragraph on how well (or not) you think Henry deal with opposition to his reign. By the turn of the century what was the threat level Henry faced? Reach a judgement and support your view with evidence from your notes How could foreign policy help Henry deal with domestic threats? The consolidation of royal authority during Henrys reign was due to his control over the nobility Explain why you agree of disagree with this view (25 marks) How well did Henry VII deal with rebellions? TBAT compare and contrast two rebellions To assess the level of threat posed by early Tudor rebellions Learning objectives Key words: pretender attainder Holy Roman Emperor (HRE)