What were complaints in Yorkshire due to?
The subsidy to raise money for Henry’s campaigns in 1513
How was the amicable grant of 1525 met?
Many refused to pay it
What do the Lincolnshire rising and the pilgrimage of grace comprise?
The largest single rebellion in Tudor England
Where did the PoG begin?
What were the rebels’ of the Lincolnshire rising and PoG grievances?
Opposition to the impact of Henry’s religious changes
What gives the most comprehensive set of revel demands of the PoG?
The pontefract articles
By when was the work of dissolving the smaller monasteries under way?
What did many find undesirable about the dissolution of the monasteries?
The loss of their charitable and educational functions
The possible loss of parish churches
Fear the north would be impoverished by monastic land falling into southerners’ hands
Who was the leader of the PoG?
What were the 1536 injunctions of Cromwell seen as doing?
Attacking traditional religious practices
The celebration of locally important saints like st Wilfred in parts of Yorkshire had been discouraged
What were secular motives of the PoG?
The ordinary rebels were more motivated by resentment of taxation
Elton: 1536 rebellions brought about by a councillors’ conspiracy of Catherine of Aragon supporters who wanted princess Mary restored as heir
How did Norfolk defuse the rebellion?
Issued a pardon and promised the dissolved monasteries would be restored and a free parliament established