Reasons why the rebellions were not serious

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  • Reasons the rebellions were not serious
    • Kett's rebellion
      • Rebels were ill equipped
      • Not a threat to central government or monarchy
      • Mistake to fight in open fields
      • No support from genrty
      • Regionalised
    • Wyatt's rebellion
      • Rebels deserted cause
      • Delayed at cooling castle
      • coordinated uprisings never occured
      • London was defended
      • No involvement from Spain
    • Pilgrimage of grace
      • Regionalised
      • manipulated: political ulterior motives by gentry
      • Accepted pardons
      • Henry never considered the rebels demands
      • Not a threat to central government or monarchy
    • Northern rebellion
      • Rebels not committed to cause: tenant loyalties
      • During winter months
      • The rebels turned back after news of the southern army
      • The Spanish did not get involved
      • Poorly planned + lacked a coherent programme
    • Prayer book rebellion
      • Regionalised
      • Rebels were ill equipped + untrained
      • Not a threat to central government or monarchy
      • No involvement from gentry
      • Did not advance on the capitol

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