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1

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)

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

why was tyrone's rebellion not a threat

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

6

how much did Elizabeth spend in defeating the rebellion

£2 million