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Henry VIII's bloodless accession?
November 16, 2010
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The Yorkist nobles did not rise up against the teenage Prince Henry in 1509 upon the death of his Lancastrian welsh father, Henry VII, as theyhad during Henry VII's reign, and were now expected to do.

The Tudor Rose had united the York and Lancaster dynasties, ending a particularly brutal and merciless drawn-out series of bloody wars?

Henry VIII was raised by his Yorkist mother, Elizabeth, and very tall, lustful and physically formidable like his Yorkist grandfather, Edward

IV, also with an affable manner as a youth and able to drink, cavort and wrestle with the best.

He had mixed eagerly with the superstar Yorkist jousters in the stables and courtyards as a youth, in awe of them. They would have felt no threat or disrespect towards their positions and honour.

Yet within a few bankrupt and violent decades, Henry VIII would become an embittered, diseased and almost paranoid dictator, drenched in the blood of his (often betrayed) people, a third of his 6 wives, even his own personal friends and ministers and also Yorkist noble rivals, real and imagined…

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