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1

where

in the northern counties

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time

8 Oct - Feb 1537

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leader

Robert Aske, lawyer

commons

no noble leaders

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rebel army

far larger than the King's so he had to play for time and send the Duke of Norfolk to negotiate

5

Henry

offered general pardons to all involved

a parliament to discuss the issues

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causes

religion: fear of dissolution of the monasteries

taxes: Cromwell's subsidy act of £80,000

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subsidiary causes

poor harvest the previous year

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degree of threat

high

50,000 rebels across northern England

but no intention to overthrow the king, loyal

9

outcomes

general pardons promised

subsidy dropped

pro catholic outcome

second wave of rebels treated more harshly

10

24 articles

3 economic- end enclosure

6 legal- parliament in the north

6 political- remove Cromwell and Cranmer and restore Mary to the succession

9 religious- restoration of papal authority

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success

Henry had to start paying attention to the north

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failure

the rebels failed to take advantage of the numbers of general sympathy to the cause

13

G. Elton

(factional)

argues that the Lincolnshire rebels had links to landowners who were part of the Aragonese faction

14

J. J Scarisbrick

(religious)

demands mostly religious

15

why was it a threat

had offer of foreign help for the Pilgrims

took the regional capital of York

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the north felt

excluded from the growing centralization and therefore in the Pilgrimage demanded a parliament up north