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For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best.
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- Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams
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The book provides a full coverage of Henry VII's reign and examines how he established his dynasty and consolidated his power through his foreign and domestic policies.
...these books (Access to History series) all deliver the necessary knowledge and do not dumb down in the way that many study guides do. * TES Teacher *
Roger Turvey is an experienced author of A Level History.
Chapter 1 Ending the Wars of the Roses: The Rise of Henry Tudor and the Fall of Richard III 1 The Wars of the Roses 2 The Usurpation of Richard III 3 Challenges to Richard's Rule: Buckingham's Rebellion 4 Politics and Government in the Reign of Richard III 5 Richard III's Overthrow 6 Henry Tudor's Claim to the Throne 7 The Battle of Bosworth: Henry becomes King Study Guide Chapter 2 Securing the Throne: Threats to the Dynasty 1 Aims and character of the new King 2 The Search for Security 3 Challenges to Henry's Rule: Pretenders and Protest 4 Lambert Simnel, 1486-7 5 Perkin Warbeck, 1491-9 6 Further Yorkist Threats, 1499-1506 7 The Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 3 Safeguarding the Monarchy:Nobility and the Church 1 The Nobility 2 Retaining 3 The Church Study Guide Chapter 4 Establishing 'Good Governance': Government and Administration 1 Central Government 2 Regional Government 3 Local Government 4 Parliament 5 The Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 5 Seeking Solvency: Henry's Financial Policy 1 Henry's Financial Aims 2 Financial Administration 3 The Financial resources of the Crown 4 The Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 6 Stabilising the Economy: Economic Policy and Change 1 Rural Society and Enclosure 2 Urban Society: Towns and Merchants 3 Industry 4 Trade 5 Exploration Study Guide Chapter 7 Diplomacy and Alliance: Henry's Foreign Policy 1 Europe in 1485 2 1485-92: Developing Diplomacy 3 1493-1502: Successful Diplomacy 4 1503-9: Changing Diplomacy 5 The Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 8 Henry's Legacy: History's Verdict on Henry VII 1 History's Treatment of Henry VII 2 The Key Debate 3 Henry's Legacy: Did He Achieve His Aims? Further Reading