Henry VII


Henry Tudor’s consolidation of power after 1485

Henry Tudor’s character and aims

Henry Tudor’s seizure of the throne

How Henry established the Tudor dynasty after Bosworth


How Henry governed England

Councils

Parliament

Justice system

Royal finance

Domestic policies

How effectively did Henry Tudor govern England?


English society in the reign of Henry Tudor

The structure of English society

Nobility

Gentry

Churchmen

Commoners

Regional divisions

Rebellions and social discontent

How effectively did Henry Tudor manage society?


Henry Tudor and his conduct of foreign relations

Aims and issues

Scotland

Brittany

Spain

France

Holy Roman Empire

Burgundy

Netherlands

Italian States

Ireland

Henry’s foreign policy and marriage alliances

Henry’s foreign policy and trade

How successful was the foreign policy of Henry Tudor?


Economics in Henry Tudor’s reign

Aims and problems

Trade

Exploration

Prosperity

Depression

How successfully did Henry Tudor manage the economy?


Religion and the Church during the reign of Henry Tudor

The Church in England

Humanism

Arts and Learning

How far were attitudes to religion and belief changing in Henry’s reign?


Henry Tudor: succession and the powers of the Monarchy

How effectively did Henry Tudor restore and develop the powers of the monarchy?

How effectively did Henry Tudor secure the Tudor succession?


Henry Tudor – Essays