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What Henry was concerned with primarily was the augmentation of the crown’s authority and the security of the Tudor dynasty on the English throne. At times this clashed with the interests of not only the nobility but the landed classes as a whole. However, other factors, not only royal policy, were also at work in explaining the apparent decline of noble fortunes between 1485 and 1509. First, it is far from clear that the majority of the nobility saw themselves as having a national political role.

13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. For Henry Tudor’s early life see Griffiths and Thomas, Making of the Tudor Dynasty, pp. 39–86. Jones, ‘The myth of 1485’. Jones, Bosworth 1485, esp. ch. 6. Chrimes, Henry VII, pp. 319, 322. See especially Gunn, Early Tudor Government for this approach. Carpenter, Wars of the Roses, ch. 11. The symbolism of Henry’s reign is discussed in Anglo, Images of Tudor Kingship, ch. 2 and Gunn, Early Tudor Government, ch. 4. Bindoff, Tudor England, p. 66; Lander, ‘Bonds, coercion and fear’.

Grummitt, David, ‘ “For the Surety of the Towne and Marches”: early Tudor policy towards Calais 1485–1509’, Nottingham Medieval Studies, 44 (2000), 184–203. Gunn, S. , ‘The accession of Henry VIII’, Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, 64 (1991), 278–88. Gunn, S. , ‘The courtiers of Henry VII’, English Historical Review, 108 (1993), 23–49. Gunn, S. , Early Tudor Government, 1485–1558 (Basingstoke, 1995). Gunn, S. , ‘Sir Thomas Lovell (c. ’, in John L. , The End of the Middle Ages (Stroud, 1998), pp.

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