Reference Entry

Henry VII (1457-1509), king of England and lord of Ireland

Steven J. Gunn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Early life | Winning the throne | The Simnel conspiracy | Scotland, Brittany, and France | The Warbeck conspiracy | Scottish war and Cornish revolt | Marriages and deaths | Diplomatic turmoil | Avarice and wealth | King and nobility | Courtly magnificence | The morality of kingship | Death and reputation

Reference Entry.  11073 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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