Northern Rebellion 1569

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  • Northern Rebellion 1569
    • Who?
      • Earl of Northumberland
      • Earl of Westmoreland
      • Duke of Norfolk
    • Where?
      • North- Yorkshire & North East
    • Why?
      • Restore Catholic faith
      • Overthrow Eliz for MQS
      • Eliz had removed them as nobles
    • What?
      • Plan to marry Duke of Norfolk to MQS
      • Eliz found out, Norfolk confessed and sent to tower
      • Fearing execution, Earls revolted
      • 9th November 1569: Revolt began with 5000 men
      • Marched South, reached Braham Moor
        • Most major cities stayed loyal to Eliz
      • Eliz found out
        • Moved MQS to Coventry
        • Used Earl of Sussex, army of 10,000
    • Outcome
      • Rebels flled
      • Northumberland caught in Scotland, executed
      • Westmoreland escaped
      • 450 rebels executed

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