Why Was Edward IV Able To Defeat Challenges To His Rule In 1470 71 But Richard III Was Unable To Do

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Why was Edward IV able to defeat challenges to his rule in 1470-71, but Richard III was unable to do so in 1485? One of the key reasons why Edward IV was able to defeat challenges to his rule in 1470-71, whereas Richard III was not in 1485, is the position of the opposition to the monarch at that time.

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Why Was Edward IV Able To Defeat Challenges To His Rule In 1470 71 But Richard III Was Unable To Do So In 1485Hannah GriffithsWhy was Edward IV able to defeat challenges to his rule in 1470-71, but Richard III was unable to do so in 1485?One of the key reasons why Edward IV was able to defeat challenges to his rule in 1470-71, whereas Richard III was not in 1485, is the position of the opposition to the monarch at that time. If the opposition were not supported and in a disadvantageous situation then the threat that they posed would be significantly smaller than if they were supported and had an advantage, be it politically or resourcefully, on the ruler. Similarly, another of the reasons as to why one ruler could overcome such challenges and another couldnt is the strength and position of the monarch themselves. This factor can also be significantly altered by the third reason the success differs which is the support given by foreign powers and who they decide to back in the power struggle for the throne. The position of the opposition who were challenging the throne is particularly significant in their success, as the threat posed to the rule can only be as strong as t

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