History claims this era as a “new monarch” for England. It can be attributed to the new political stability found under Henry’s rule. Also, the new foreign, economic, and judicial policies he implemented helped shape a new system of England. The Nobles of the time would serve Henry, and he allowed them to keep the power they had attained during the unstable period before his rule as long as their loyalty was to Henry. One of the strongest actions Henry took was unifying with the House of York. He did so by marrying Elizabeth IV’s daughter Elizabeth in 1486. This effectively ended the feud between the Houses.
The greatest Triumph in foreign policy for Henry and England at the time was the alliances he formed with Spain, The Holy Roman Empire, and also a short term alliance with Scotland. England only saw war twice under his rule, a great accomplishment for the time period. Spain and Rome were considerably more powerful the England at the time. Henry knew this fact and his foreign policy helped keep peace with these nations, and kept England from being conquered.
Seventeen year old, Henry VIII was the most famous english monarch of all. He was... [continues]
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