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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


What did Henry do to improve his position in the North?

Royal progress during 1486 spring where he spent most of the time was spent in North