Henry VII of England

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    decisions of the court, and the empire, including that of trade and exchange. Jahangir was more than glad to follow his wife’s call; he is quoted to have sold the empire ‘for a cup of wine and few morsels of food.’ Nur Jehan had an immense influence on the emperor’s personality, and his rule. At home, Jahangir was generally respectful to his family-he was a good son to his mother, and a devoted husband to his wives, especially Nur Jehan. However, he is said to be jealous of his father’s grandeur, and his son’s refined personality and admiration at the court. He wished good for all his subjects and did not illicit ill towards anyone. However, his personality shows some splashes of brutality in his decisions. Sir Thomas Roe, the envoy from England who successfully gained the grounds for the establishment of the EIC, notes that the emperor could be extremely forgiving, or extremely cruel with his subjects. He could forgive the terrible of crimes, or he could punish the offenders with brutal deaths. It all depended on his mood, not his wisdom on how he made decisions. He was dominated by his instincts, and his wife, rather than his own intelligence or aspirations. Jahangir was a patron of arts and architecture like his father and forefathers. He was an expert connoisseur who could recognize that author of the painting, even if were by multiple artists. It is said that the art of painting reached its zenith during Jahangir’s reign, who was its greatest patron in the history of…

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  • Analysis Of Venkatrarma's Painting Of The Kurukshetra War

    Venkatrarma’s painting of the Kurukshetra War serves as an artistic response to war, primarily because it portrays the battle between a group of cousins (Kauravs and Pandavs) for the throne of an Indian Kingdom known as Kuru. The account of the battle is from the epic Indian story, Mahabharata. The painting by the artist depicts the time when chakravyuh was formed as a defensive formation which appears like a blooming lotus by the commander in chief of Kauravs in the battle of Kurukshetra. As…

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  • The Symbolism Of King Arthur In The Works Of Sir Thomas Malory

    The warrior kingdom was one of chaos and a brave Arthur wanted to restore civilization, to bring back justice and peace, to renew the darkness into a golden age. He shaped the legend as we know it with new echoes. Most of the success of the story is attributed to the themes and psychological motifs that have been there for thousands of years. Civilization, first, came to England by the Romans, who passed their beliefs to tribes. Then they returned as conquerors, bringing systems, and building…

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  • King Henry Vi's Plantagenets Analysis

    Plantagenets was a powerful family that ruled England for more than three centuries, from 1154 to 1485. During the 15th and 16th centuries, periods of violence and upheaval shook England. The death of Edward III caused the descendants of the two main houses of the Plantagenet families—York and Lancaster—to fight for their right to the throne, causing the War of the Roses to erupt (Miller, 2003). This time period, before the war began, England inherited the King Henry VI, whose reign was soft and…

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  • Mary Tudor: King Henry VIII

    Mary Tudor was the only child of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. She was born at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, England on February 18, 1516. Mary was alienated from her father after he annulled his marriage with Catherine because of her failure to birth a son. When the annulment was official, Mary was considered illegitimate and deprived of her status to the throne. By the time King Henry VII died, Edward VI took the throne. He was only 9 years old at the time, but died at age…

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  • Economic Causes Of Tudor Rebellions

    Similar to Northern Earls, Kett rebelled against the lack of quality of preachers and residential incumbents in their diocese. Wyatt, on the other hand, downplayed religion and highlighted faction but motivated by religious grievances against Mary. 8 out of 14 leaders in Wyatt’s rebellion were protestant and supported for the rising in Maidstone where Mary’s martyrs came from. Therefore, religion was an important source of discontent after Henry VIII’s reign up to Elizabeth’s reign. Henry VII…

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  • How Did Venice Develop

    Growing up with anti-semitism, Shakespeare experienced the separation of the Jews firsthand. Few Jews lived in England, but still there remained anti-semitism. Statistics show that over 70,000 Jews remained in England (~1.6% of the population) and converted to Christianity. Reasons for the separation of Christians and Jews includes the belief that Jews were heretics, the notion that Jews were associated with the devil, that Jews were a threat to their livelihood, and the stereotypes against the…

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  • Why Was Henry VII A Usurper?

    Henry VII is remembered in history as having ended the Wars of the Roses and uniting a bitterly divided England. By defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 and marrying Elizabeth of York he brought together the Houses of Lancaster and York under his new Tudor banner. However, Henry’s reign was not going to be straightforward and he had many issues which challenged his security on the throne. Henry had to ensure he dealt with rivals to the throne as well as making sure he ruled…

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  • The Hundred Year War

    The Hundred Year War was a conflict between England and France over succession in the years from 1337 to 1453, towards the end of this war when England lost its claims to French territory. This loss had a number of effects; the French language was used in the higher levels of English society. The hostility toward the French after the wars caused the language to be seen as that of the enemy. The introduction of the English language was a way of establishing a national identity. From, this English…

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  • How Did Henry Viii Influence Society

    When people think of Henry VIII, they usually think all the wives he had, the palaces he built, and all the murders he committed, but many people respected what he did and he is now an important figure in France’s history. Henry VIII accomplished many tasks during his reign as King such as being involved in the English Reformation and turning his country into a Protestant Nation (“Henry VIII Biography 1). Henry VIII, although he was a bad influence to his country, still managed to be remembered…

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