What would reveal the extent of the contrasts in England?
A line drawn roughly from the mouth of the Tees to Weymouth in Dorset
Where in England did mixed farming predominate?
South and East of the ‘line’
Where in England did pastoral farming predominate?
In the more sparsely populated area to the north and west
What was a division between the English north and south?
Londoners looked down at northerners for their perceived savagery and Northerners were envious of southern riches
How were local identities reinforced?
Saints’ cults and local government structures
Was there much social discontent in the second half of the 15th century?
No- real wages increased
When was the Yorkshire rebellion?
What sparked the Yorkshire rebellion?
Resentment of the taxation to finance English campaign in Brittany
Why was the Yorkshire rebellion notorious?
Murder by the rebels of the Earl of Northumberland
When was the Cornish rebellion?
What sparked the Cornish rebellion?
Demand for revenue to finance the campaign against Scotland
Why was the Cornish rebellion a greater threat than the Yorkshire rebellion?
Perkin Warbeck tried to exploit it
The rebels marched on London
What does Christine Carpenter say about the Cornish rebellion?
It was ‘alarming’ for the king
How was the Cornish rebellion crushed?
Withdrew Lord Daubeney and troops from defending the Scottish border
Daubeney crushed rebels easily