Richard Empson was born on 1450. He died on August 17, 1510. His place of death was in Tower Hill and buried in Whitefriars in London. He was wise and intelligent and he studied law and also worked well in parliament and played his role in politics.
He got a lot of fame and success in his life and career but faced a lot of ups and downs time in his life. He also became victim of bad politics and got punishment under charges of treason and sentenced to death.
Richard Empson studied law and worked well in the legal system. Due to his understanding and practicing of laws he got a lot of fame in a short time period. He also took part in politics and worked well due to which his popularity was increased.
That was time of Henry VII who was impressed with his wisdom and working and rewarded him well for his efforts and working. Richard Empson was wise and intelligent and he used his wisdom and knowledge for benefits of the royal family due to which Henry VII liked him and supported him in many types of tasks.
Rise in career
It was time of Henry VII when Richard Empson got fame and popularity. Henry VII was willing to increase wealth for the kingdom and Richard Empson made policies for taxation which helped in increasing the wealth for the kingdom.
Those taxation policies were not liked by public and his popularity was reduced in people however Henry VII was happy with these policies as these were giving money and wealth for the kingdom.
Richard Empson was rewarded well for his work in legal system and in politics and also for increasing and improving the taxation system. He saw a lot of success and rise in his career in time of Henry VII. These benefits and profits for Richard Empson continued till death of Henry VII.
Fall in career
After the death of Henry VII, charge was shifted to Henry VIII. At that time Richard Empson was working at prominent positions and had a lot of power and authority. That was not liked by Henry VIII and he worked with his team and used bad politics in order to decrease the popularity of Richard Empson.
After some time Richard Empson was charged with treason and at that time treason was a severe crime. Henry VIII was not in favour of Richard Empson and when treason charges were proved for Richard Empson then he was sentenced to death.
That was a fall in career of Richard Empson and it ended with his death. Henry VIII as a new ruler was willing to have his team at all prominent positions and he was not in favour of those who were not supporting him. Some of his policies were not liked by Richard Empson due to which they had a clash.
That clash lead to the death of Richard Empson as Henry VIII was in power and he was not willing to allow any opposition in his rule. Richard Empson was a wise man but he was not able to survive the tricks and bad politics due to which he lost his career and also his life. He saw ups and downs in his life and he will remain living in books of history for many years to come.