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1

When was the Pilgrimage of Grace?

1536

2

What were the political motives behind the Dissolution of the Monasteries?

Breaking the power of Rome, establishing an independent state, and upholding patronage

3

What were the financial motives behind the Dissolution of the Monasteries?

Cromwell knew that the monasteries had enough money to finance Henry's military ambitions

4

Name one Monastery and its net income

Glastonbury; £3311

5

When was the Act for the Dissolution of the Lesser Monasteries?

1536

6

When did larger monasteries begin to voluntarily surrender?

1538

7

When was the Act for the Dissolution of the Larger monasteries

1539

8

By what year were all the monastic houses dissolved?

1540

9

Who led the Lincolnshire rising?

Nicholas Melton "Captain Cobbler"

10

Who led the York uprising?

Robert Aske

11

Which castle was quickly yielded to the York rebels and who by?

Pontefract Castle; Lord Darcy

12

Who was invited to Parliament following the Pilgrimage of Grace?

Robert Aske

13

What were the religious motives for the dissolution of the monasteries?

The monks and nuns broke their vows of chastity, were lazy, self-indulgent, and had children

14

Which parts of the Pontefract Articles suggested economic motives for the Pilgrimage of Grace?

The request for the repeal of the Statute of Uses, a request to end Enclosures, and concern over tenancy prices

15

Who was sent to deal with the Lincolnshire rebels?

The Duke of Suffolk

16

Who was sent to deal with the York rebels and what was he instructed to do?

The Duke of Norfolk; not to negotiate

17

What caused Henry to be more harsh with the rebellions and how many executions took place?

Sir Francis Bigod's failed rebellion; 144

18

Which leading figures were executed after the Bigod rebellion?

Bigod, Aske, Lord Darcy, Lord Hussey, Thomas Miller, Sir Thomas Percy

19

How many of the 300 monasteries did Henry VIII exempt from the dissolution?

67

20

What political power did the abbots have in the 1530s?

They sat in the house of lords

21

What was the wealthiest monastery in the 1530s?

Glastonbury

22

When were commissioners as part of Valor Ecclesiasticus set out to investigate the wealth of the monasteries and behaviour of monks?

1535

23

What was the threshold income for institutions affected by the Act for the Dissolution of the Lesser Monasteries in 1536?

£200

24

Where did the 1536 Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion begin?

Lincolnshire

25

What was on the badge of the rebels demonstrating their religious motivation?

Five wounds of Christ

26

Who headed the king's army sent to put down the rebellion?

Duke of Suffolk

27

Who was the leader of the rebellion?

Robert Aske

28

What was the name of the list of demands from the rebels?

The Pontefract Articles

29

Who led the secondary uprising in Yorkshire in 1537?

Sir Francis Bigod

30

Name one of Cromwell's commissioners sent out as part of the Valor Ecclesiasticus

Richard Leighton