Henry VII was a successful ruler.
The aim of this paper is to prove that king Henry VII of England was a successful ruler. Although not as well know as his son Henry VIII or his granddaughter Elizabeth I, Henry VII played far more important role in establishing the new kingdom than either of them. Because of his wisdom, strength and determination, King Henry increased the power and authority of the English Crown. Henry Tudor was born on 28 January 1457 at Pembroke Castle in Wales and was the only son of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, and Lady Margaret Beaufort. Because his claim to the throne was very weak, the best and the only way to get a Crown of England was through the battle that he fought with, an unpopular at that time, King Richard III from the House of York. Defeat of Yorkist army by Henry’s Lancastrian forces at the Battle of Bosworth Field on 22 August 1485, and death of Richard III finally ended the Wars of the Roses ' a series of struggles between the two houses: House of York and House of Lancaster, and their supporters. At the same time, Henry, who was at that time 28, won his crown and became the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty, which lasted for more than a century (1. http://en.wikipedia.org). His great success as a King of England consists of the long list of achievements which are remarkable till present day.
To begin with, Henry VII managed to solve the issue of disorder in the country and established the dynasty of Tudors. After the battle of Bosworth, the main aim of Henry was to
secure the throne, because there were many enemies of new king who wanted to gain the Crown of England. Henry Tudor dealt with all of them resolutely and successfully. In 1487, he easily defeated his rivals at the Battle of Stoke commanded by the Yorkist ' John de la Pole, 1st Earl of Lincoln, designated hair to the throne. It was john de la Pole, who rebelled against Henry and supported Lambert Simnel ' the boy pretender to the English...