Henry VII's consolidation of power

Lizzy Attwood
Quiz by Lizzy Attwood, updated more than 1 year ago
Lizzy Attwood
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A level History (The Tudors) Quiz on Henry VII's consolidation of power, created by Lizzy Attwood on 04/05/2017.

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Question 1

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When did Henry VII date his reign from?
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  • 21st August 1485
  • 22nd August 1485
  • 30th October 1485

Question 2

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Why did Henry VII detain Elizabeth of York, and the Earl of Warwick?
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  • They fought on the Yorkist side at Bosworth
  • They had a stronger claim to the throne
  • They organised the Cornish rebellion

Question 3

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Why was Henry VII's claim to the throne weak?
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  • He was living in France all his life
  • He was Welsh, not English
  • He descended from his mother's line (Beaufort) which was illegitimate

Question 4

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When was the coronation (1) and first meeting with parliament (2) in 1485?
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  • (1) 30th October (2) 7th November
  • (1) 7th November (2) 30th October

Question 5

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Why did Henry VII marry Elizabeth of York?
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  • He fell in love with her when she was detained
  • To unite the two houses
  • To improve relations with the rest of Europe

Question 6

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Why did Margaret Burgundy threaten Henry's throne?
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  • She was the sister of Edward IV and Richard III so could usurp
  • She had access to funds to help Yorkist claimants
  • She had a vast army supported by Brittany

Question 7

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When was the uprising of Viscount Lovell and the Staffords?
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  • 1485
  • 1490
  • 1486

Question 8

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What happened to Lovell and Stafford?
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  • Lovell was captured and executed; Stafford escaped
  • Stafford was captured and executed; Lovell escaped
  • Both were captured and executed
  • Both escaped

Question 9

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What did the failure of Lovell and Stafford's uprisings show?
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  • The lack of enthusiasm to overthrow Henry on the Yorkist side
  • Henry had a much stronger army
  • Margaret Burgundy did not like them and so did not help them

Question 10

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Who did Lambert Simnel pretend to be in order to have a claim to the throne?
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  • Earl of Lincoln
  • Earl of Warwick
  • King of Scotland

Question 11

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Who helped Simnel at first?
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  • John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln
  • Margaret Burgundy
  • Lovell

Question 12

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Why did Henry VII reinstate the Earl of Northumberland?
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  • To neutralise the power base of his enemies in the North
  • He was loyal to Henry at the Battle of Bosworth
  • He had been attained and repaid Henry

Question 13

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Where was the battle following mercenaries sent by Burgundy and Lincoln?
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  • Bosworth
  • Stoke Field
  • The North Riding of Yorkshire

Question 14

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What did the "bonds of good behaviour" do?
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  • Ensured that landowners who might have been ruined were well-behaved
  • Took away a noble's title and money
  • Made nobles owe money to the crown
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