The simnel pretender - mike culligan this battle was the first serious threat to henry's v11's reign historians are still investigating all sorts of claims about the boy captured here who. It was against this background that lambert simnel emerged in oxford, for long a town with pronounced yorkist sympathies simnel was the student of an oxford priest, richard symonds , who saw in him some resemblance to the family of richard iii. Discussion/question a very specific question about lambert simnel (selfhistory) submitted 2 months ago by arthurkm in my textbook about the tudor reign, it states that lambert simnel was originally posing as edward of shrewsbury when he went to ireland to gain support. The simnel group and soon attracted the funding and support of margaret he became a persistent source of grief to henry vii for most of the 1490s and, at various times, had the support of the french king, the habsburgs and. Lambert simnel attempted to lay claim to the throne of england in 1487, simnel was presented to the earl of kildare, the head of the irish government kildare supported simnel's claim and, on may 24, 1487, crowned him king edward vi in dublin in an attempt to get rid of henry vii.
The first pretender to appear during the reign of henry vii was named lambert simnel, who came on the scene in 1486 and 1487 simnel was a ten-year-old boy, the humble son of a tradesman simnel was a ten-year-old boy, the humble son of a tradesman. The boy is in fact ten year old lambert simnel, a pawn by others to reassert the rival house of york's claim to the throne over henry's house of tudor since henry vii has only had a brief period in office his regime is not stable enough to stop this threat in its tracks right away. The young man whom henry vii labelled as perkin warbeck, the errant son of a flemish boatman, was a far greater threat when he stepped out of a ship on to the quayside in cork in 1491 - slim. None the less he seems to have cherished the ambition to succeed richard, and he was the real centre of the plot of lambert simnel suddenly he fled in the early part of 1487 to brabant, and thence went to ireland, where he joined simnel's army, and, crossing to england, was killed at the battle of stoke on 16 june 1487.
A threat that henry did face throughout most of his reign was the threat from pretenders, and none came as more as threat than of lambert simnel and perkin warbeck both pretenders had different claims to the throne, which could potentially threaten henry lambert simnel claimed to be the 'edward, earl of warwick. Lambert simnel, scullion and falconer according to vergil's account of the battle of stoke, following the defeat of the yorkist army: young lambert the pretender was taken, together with his tutor richard, but the lives of the both of them were spared, because the former was innocent and, thanks to his youth, had done no wrong, as being. Symonds took simnel to ireland as it had been a centre of yorkist support the lord lieutenant there, the earl of kildare, proclaimed simnel as king edward vi. Simnel was born around 1477 his real name is not known - contemporary records call him john, not lambert, and even his surname is suspect different sources have different claims of his parentage, from a baker and tradesman to organ builder.
Thus, the yorkists seized on lambert simnel as a figurehead because of his purported strong resemblance to the princes in the tower when the rebellion had been crushed, henry vii pardoned the young simnel, who was only about ten years old at the time. Lambert simnel and perkin warbeck both posed a threat to henry vii both though threatened henry but to varying extents and in different ways a threat can come in a variety of forms whether it be a threat to henry's dynasty as a whole, economic prosperity or increased uncertainty. It is said that on 24 may 1487, a youth known as lambert simnel was crowned as king edward vi in christ church cathedral in dublin in a bid to wrest the crown of england from the new tudor monarch henry vii.
- political threat like suffolk, but more disorganised than simnel - organisation like warbeck and claims sanctuary like him what type of threat was lambert simnel and the battle of stoke and what themes and patterns did it have with other threats to henry. The yorkist threat: the de la poles there was a branch of the yorkist family tree that survived bosworth and the events that followed the sons of elizabeth of york, that is the new queen's great aunt, survivedone, john, supported the pretender lambert simnel, but came to a sticky end in the battle of stoke, 1487. Henry tudor managed to survive a slew of uprisings and rebel plots, including those of lambert simnel, a pretender to the throne in 1487, and then perkin warbeck's cornish uprisings of 1497. The wars of the roses did not come to a decisive end until the 1480's, despite the apparent victory of the yorkist side as previously mentioned, the three sons of richard, the duke of york - edward, george and namesake richard - would all go on to have a huge effect on its outcome.
You just clipped your first slide clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later now customize the name of a clipboard to store your clips. Perkin warbeck (c 1474 - 23 november 1499) was a pretender to the english throne warbeck claimed to be richard of shrewsbury, duke of york , who was the second son of edward iv and one of the so-called princes in the tower . Combined however, simnel on his own didn't pose much of a threat, because he was actually a 10-year-old boy perkin warbecks claim to the throne is a more serious threat than of lambert simnel, as warbeck claimed to be richard, duke of york, the younger son of edward iv and as no one was sure what. Lambert simnel and perkin warbeck both posed a threat to henry's security for several reasons mainly due to their explicit timing and foreign support however, it was perkin warbeck's challenge to henry which posed the most serious threat because of the large scale variety of foreign support which it gained over a period of almost 10 years.
Lambert simnel, the ten year old boy, son of an oxford tradesman, was coached by an ambitious priest to impersonate the earl of warwick, clarence's son, and was crowned 'edward vi' in dublin cathedral. Henry vii: dealing with threats perkin warbeck 1491 - 1499 was a threat yorkshire conclusion lambert simnel 1486 - 1487 pretender to the throne: posed as the earl of warwick. Like lambert simnel, perkin warbeck claimed to be an heir to the throne of england he was a flemish man, and like simnel had the backing of a foreign country this time it was france. Lambert simnel was the first of two pretenders who appeared in 1487 to challenge henry tudor's right to the crown as a ten-year-old boy, simnel was proclaimed the earl of warwick, son of george, duke of clarence, by the english and irish lords in dublin.