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what was the overall impact of the rebellion

most costly in terms of men that were needed to be sent (17,000 under Essex, 7,000 under mount joy)


why was tyrones the most successful Irish rebellion

only rebellion able to rouse suppor5t from the whole population - new element of nationalism introduced = major threat


how successful was tyrone in ousting the English forces back

tyrone was able to take much of Ireland and pushed English forces back to the area of the pale


how strong was tyrone's army

he had well trained troops, some of which had served in Elizabeth's army. he was also reinforced by Scottish forces


why was tyrone's rebellion not a threat

once mount joy was sent the rebellion was put down with ease


how much did Elizabeth spend in defeating the rebellion

£2 million