Henry VII rise to power

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Henry Tudor’s hereditary claim was slimmer than that of any English King since William the Conqueror, but he was in fact the great-great-grandson of John of Gaunt, who was a son of Edward III and the founder of the House of Lancaster.

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Henry VII rise to powerNo-one expected Henry Tudor to become king of England in August 1485. Explain why he succeeded.Henry Tudors hereditary claim was slimmer than that of any English King since William the Conqueror, but he was in fact the great-great-grandson of John of Gaunt, who was a son of Edward III and the founder of the House of Lancaster. He was descended from John through an illegitimate son who (along with his siblings) was retroactively legitimized but explicitly barred from succession to the throne, but when the legitimate Lancastrian line became extinct after the bat

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