Flashcards in C1: The Yorkist Rebellion 1489 Deck (5)
What caused the rebellion?
Parliamentary tax to fund expedition to Brittany
Yorkshire is North of England and thought their role was to fight off the Scots and they had a bad harvest
Who lead an army on the Yorkshire side?
Sir John Egermont
Who defeated the Yorkshire rebellion and was appointed as representative in the North?
Earl of Surrey with 8,000 troops
What happened to the rebellors
Egermont fled to Flanders and the rest of the rebellors not punished and Henry did not collect any more of the tax