Government Intervention Political cause of rebellion

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  • Government Intervention - political cause of Rebellion
    • Ireland
      • Silken Thomas 1534-7
        • Son of Earl Kildare responds to death of father by invading the Pale with 1000 men.
  • Cornwall rebels in 1497 and 1549- feel should be treated differently.
    • Pilgrimage of Grace (1536) and Northern Earls (1569) petitioned for parliament in North to address local issues
      • Cornwall and North
        • Government Intervention - political cause of Rebellion
          • Ireland
            • Silken Thomas 1534-7
              • Son of Earl Kildare responds to death of father by invading the Pale with 1000 men.
    • Northern counties state being ruled by 'strangers', wealth was drained by Londoners.
  • Earl of Tyrone taken away from Ireland to be Earl of Leicester - he wanted to be leader of Ulster after defending English garrisons 1593-4.
    • His aim was to expel new English settlers and gain independance

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