Reasons why the rebellions were serious

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  • Reasons why the rebellions were serious
    • Kett's rebellion
      • Kett was a determined leader
      • Captured Norwich twice, once after 1,800 troops
      • Somerset was replaced in a coup consequently to this
      • Ended in a battle: 3,00 rebels killed= Dussindale
      • Rebels had cannons + weaponry
    • Wyatt's rebellion
      • Led by nobles
      • Threatened central government: London
      • Coordinated uprising
      • Troops joined caused
      • Mary was forced to address the rebellion in a speech
    • Northern rebellion
      • Led by 2 northern Earls
      • Threat of Spanish support
      • Tore up protestant prayer books at Durham Cathedral
      • Besieged Barnard castle
      • Ringleaders were executed
    • Pilgrimage of grace
      • 30,000 rebels
      • Leadership; Robert Aske
      • Gentry, Landowners + Peasants involved
        • Aske, Hussey + D'Arcy
      • Whole of the North
      • Royal Army had only 8,000 men
    • Prayer book rebellion
      • The murder of William Body
      • 3 forces; Russell, Grey + Herbet
      • Exeter was seiged
      • 3,000 rebels killed at Sampford Coutenay
      • During the crisis year of 1549

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