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1

The nobility

Henry sometimes bestowed land to the nobles so he could:
- Ensure loyalty
- Reward loyalty
- Show generosity

2

Wales
- Act

Laws in Wales Act of 1536:
- Brought Wales into Eng legal framework
- Divided Wales into counties

3

Border administration
1) Wales
2) Scotland

1) The lands were governed along with neighbouring counties, mutually beneficial
2) Difficult to police as both sides of border had a reputation for lawlessness

4

Social impact of religious upheaval

- Attack on many traditional Catholic practices provoked reformist fears (PoG)
- Education provided by monasteries gone
- Sense of community lost

5

Amicable Grant

- Many refused to pay Amicable Grant in 1525
- Henry and Wolsey forced to back down

6

Pilgrimage of Grace
1) Religious motives
2) Secular motives

- Started in Lincolnshire in 1536
1) Dissolution of monasteries and its negative affects
- Fear for traditional religious practices
2) G.Elton argues that Aragonese faction were responsible
- Economic grievances
- Crowns attempts to impose Duke of Suffolk upon Lincolnshire