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The government was dominated by North’s attempts to revive the country’s economic situation by taxing the American colonies. Henry valued his family above the people and angered the magnates at home following his attempts to obtain Sicily as a dominion for his second son, Edmund. In 1464 Edward married Elizabeth Woodville in direct opposition to the wishes of Warwick who left the country after it became clear that the Woodville family were receiving favours from the King. Edward returned in March 1471 from the Netherlands where he had fled with his brother the Duke of Gloucester and mounted a successful campaign killing Warwick at the Battle of Barnet and capturing the King at the Battle of Tewkesbury. A second rebellion in 1289 resulted in the death of the welsh leaders either in battle or by execution. James faced rebellion in his first year led by his brother’s illegitimate son, the Duke of Monmouth.

The prayer book caused rebellion in the west and Kett’s rebellion in Norfolk, weakening the state so that the French declared war. Civil war broke out with the Lords attempting to oust John in favour of the French Kings’ son, Louis. St. Matthew insinuates that this version is reliable, when he says that Herod “feared the multitude, because they counted him (John) as a prophet”. Richard’s sudden death threw John into his much desired role as King. Having failed to regain the European territories John spent the majority of his reign in England. The political parties in parliament of the Whigs and Tories became established during Anne’s reign. American neutrality meant that they could continue their trade and banking agreements with both warring parties. Initially Victoria relied on her Prime Minister the Whig Lord Melbourne for guidance, but following her marriage she changed her reliance to her husband. Queen Victoria was the longest ruling monarch in British history.

The history of Kings and Queens in England tends to start with 1066 and William the Conqueror. William landed in 1688 and James who had been deserted by his army, fled the country. Matilda proved herself unpopular with the people and it was his nephew Stephen who was able to steal the throne away from her. The throne was seized from King Richard and he was imprisoned in an attempt to lift the cost of war from the English nation. George was the third Hanoverian King but the first to use English as his main language. William I was the Duke of Normandy who attacked and repelled the English forces at Hastings on the South coast of the country. The biggest problem of his reign struck immediately with the Reform Crisis in 1830. William supported the Tory party led by the Duke Of Wellington, who lost the general election of that year. Content has been created by GSA Content Generator DEMO!

The crown and the King had invested huge amounts and were in a real financial crisis. Edward V was King of England from April to June 1483, one of the Princes’ in the tower believed to have been murdered by Richard, Duke of Gloucester in his pursuit of the crown. It is believed that George illegally married his mistress Maria Fitzherbert in 1785. It was an illegal marriage as Mrs Fitzherbert was a catholic and the King could not marry a catholic without Parliament’s permission. James antagonised parliament by wanting to give equal rights to protestant and catholic dissenters and resolved to rule on alone and appointed Catholics into positions of power in his government. Closer ties with catholic relatives were overlooked to ensure a Protestant succession. Henry VII was the first Tudor monarch whose coronation ended the warring between the rival yorkist and Lancastrian factions. Henry was murdered in the Tower of London on 21st May 1471 and after a short sojourn at Chertsey Abbey was buried in St. George’s chapel, Windsor. Henry wandered through the Scottish borders with his wife and was eventually captured at Ribbesdale in 1465 from where he was taken to London and imprisoned in the Tower of London.

King Henry was nine years old when he succeeded to his fathers throne, in the midst of a civil war inspired by his father. Henry was the eldest son of Edward III’s third son. As Prince of Wales George enjoyed a luxurious lifestyle which resulted in only contempt from his father. George was a patron of the Arts, perhaps his greatest creation was the building of the Royal Pavilion in Brighton which is luxurious with a Chinese and Indian theme. King George had a volatile relationship with his father and his court was the centre of opposition. His reign saw a civil war with Matilda setting up a rival court in Bristol. Henry’s reign is perhaps best known for the fact that he wed six women, divorced two and had two beheaded! His reign was ended in 1422 following his death from dysentery. William Rufus as he was known became King on his fathers death.