WESTERN REBELLION: RELIGIOUS, POLITICAL, SOCIAL

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  • WESTERN 1549: RELIGIOUS & POLITICAL/ SOCIAL
    • Religion conviction as largest cause
      • began as spontaneous reaction to new Prayer Book service
    • Political/ social
      • Pole political rather than ecclesiastical
        • wanted him to work with Somerset & limit Protestant reformation
          • promotion of Pole questioned want for Henrician as he opposed Henrician Catholicism
        • related to deposed Courtenays - demand for his position in Council part of power vacuum
      • region lacked sufficient authority to crush dissent
        • Courtenay influence replaced with Russell
        • Lord Russell narrow power base dependent upon Protestant gentry
          • favouritism angered traditionalist families; prevented their cooperation
  • wanted Henry's statues reimposed
    • Act 6 Articles, traditional practices, masses for dead
    • attachment to Henrician settlement in protest of changed religious practices
      • Religion conviction as largest cause
        • began as spontaneous reaction to new Prayer Book service
      • but rejected English Bible & liturgy (didn't even want Latin again)
        • promotion of Pole questioned want for Henrician as he opposed Henrician Catholicism
      • but didnt reinstate Papal authority
  • murdered William Body govt. agent unpopular because identified with new religious policies
    • believed Body confiscated Church lands & goods for own riches
    • opposed Somerset's regime & challenged his right to alter laws
      • Arundell chosen leader; deeply conservative
  • Lord Russell narrow power base dependent upon Protestant gentry
    • favouritism angered traditionalist families; prevented their cooperation

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