Somerset

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  • Created on: 17-11-17 12:24
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  • Somerset (Edward Seymour)
    • Background
      • Difficult inheritance
        • Country divided on religious grounds
        • Crown finances ruined- Scotland and France
        • Debased coinage = inflation
        • Sold monastic lands = compromised long term security
      • Henry VII
        • Regency council in will
          • Balanced = Protestants and conservatives
          • Several admin and lawyers
          • Promptly delegated power to Somerset = lord prtoector
      • Gov fearful of good order
        • 1547 = Homily on obedience
        • Disobedience= mortal sin
    • Role in gov
      • Rewarded himself and others with promotions and grants of crown lands
      • within weeks awarded himself control
      • members of own household
      • Appointment of supporters to privy
        • Resentment
          • Southampton arrested
          • Widespread fear of breakdown of law and order
      • Policy failings
        • Foreign
          • Scotland
        • Rebelions
          • mishandled
          • Gave biggest opposition = Earl of Warwick opportunity
      • Factional rivalries
        • Thomas Seymour
          • Turn Edward against him
          • Plot with Southapton
            • Treason charges
            • Denounced = readmission
    • Downfall August -October 1547
      • Warwick and Southampton
        • Tried secure princess Mary's support
          • steer clear
        • October = ready to strike
          • Stand-off
          • Retreated with king to Windsor
          • Promised no treason charges = surrendered
    • Religious
      • Changes
        • PROTESTANTISM
        • Cautious
          • 1549 = Book of common prayer
            • Avoid increase in tension
            • Establish single form for services
            • Translate to English
            • Simplicty
        • Radical
          • 1547
            • Denunciation of images in London
              • Iconoclasim (breaking of iages)
              • Radical attitudes of churchmen
              • destroyed eans of connecting with dead
            • Injuctions
              • Radical attitudes of gov
              • Attacked popular catholisim
            • Dissolution of chantries
              • Needed monet for foreign
              • Further attack
            • Guilds
              • confiscate money and property for events
      • Impact
        • Highly signif social
          • sustained attack on religious experience
          • Renewed plundering of resources
          • 1549 = Rebellion
    • Economic
      • Changes
        • Continued debasing coinage
          • Scotland
          • heightened inflatationary issues
          • Added to social distress
            • 1548 = Poor harvest
        • Enclosure
          • Commission to investigate
            • Little achieved
            • Raised hopes
            • Already slowing
        • Taxation
          • Great discontent
          • Scotland
          • Increasing enclosure = profit from grazing large flocks of sheep
            • Wool and cloth for export market
            • Tax on sheep = deter
            • Huge financial pressure on small farmers in upland areas
      • Impact
        • 1549 = Rebellion

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