Establishing the Tudor Dynasty—1497–1509
Lecture no. 8 from the course: A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts
Taught by Professor Robert Bucholz | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
This lecture examines Henry's efforts to make England's government more efficient, less expensive, and more responsive to his wishes by following three old principles of medieval kingship: the king must be strong, he must govern with consent, and he must live "of his own" (within a budget).