Henry VII: 1485-1509

World History teaching resources for the high school classroom: lesson plans, worksheets, quizzes and simulation games for KS3, IGCSE, IB and A-Level teachers.

Decision-Making Game
Henry VII: The Issues of the Reign:
Based on the activity in the textbook by Ian Dawson, this game encourages new A-Level Early Modernists to "think sixteenth century" by taking a series of decisions as the first Tudor Monarch.

Summary Sheet: Background to the Wars of the Roses

Richard v. Henry - who will win?

A PowerPoint Presentation outlining the prospects of victory at Bosworth for both Henry Tudor and Richard III. Complete with task.

Who will win the Battle of Bosworth?

Consolidation: The Battle of Bosworth

Crossword: The Early Years of Henry VII / Rebellions

Rebellions against Henry VII: Simnel and Warbeck

A PowerPoint Presentation.

Finance in the Reign of Henry VII

Summary Sheets: Henry VII and the Nobiility / Henry VII and Finance

Local government under Henry VII - policies common to the whole country

A PowerPoint Presentation.

Local government under Henry VII - policies for particular regions

Henry VII and the Nobility

Henry VII and the Habsburgs: (b) Later Events

(part (a) is an interactive quiz, listed above)

Henry VII and the Succession - Spain

Henry VII and Scotland

Foreign Policy: Consolidation Grid

Fling the Teacher Quizzes
a. Henry VII's Domestic Policy
b. Henry VII's Foreign Policy

Self-Marking Quizzes
Aims and Methods
The Situation in Europe in 1485
Consolidating his position, 1485-86
The Habsburgs: (a) Burgundy / HRE and the Lambert Simnel Crisis (1487)
The Valois: The Brittany Crisis - Henry's Initial Reaction
The Valois: The Brittany Crisis - What happened?


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