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1

duration

3 months

1525

2

location

across 5 counties in eastern and south-eastern England

3

leadership

no major leaders- "his name is poverty"

4

outcome

abandoned aggressive FP- all blame on Wolsey

protests in Suffolk

change in tax policy in future- more from rich, less from poor

5

cause

£800,000 of tax in form of forced loan to back the planned invasion of France

6

subsidiary causes

rising unemployment

rising inflation

prices up 60% since 1520

12% drop in peasant income

7

degree of threat

never a political threat to the throne, only its policies

8

reasons for success

avoided violence to show they were loyal to the crown and only protesting the tax

ready to march to London - focus of the rebellion to the capital

9

rebels

4,000 gathered in Suffolk to march on London

outnumbered the Duke of Suffolks numbers

10

resentment at the tax

huge loan of £250,000 raised in 1522-3

Four subsidies across four years in 1523

It was non-parliamentary- forced by Wolsey