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THE LICOLNSHIRE RISING , OCTOBER
1536
· The cause of the rising was made clear by the
grievances drawn by the rebels ­ which were
political intertwined with social and economic
factors.
SOCIAL POLITICAL ECONOMIC
·The successive bad harvests ·Parish property and rights ·The successive bad harvests-
1535- 1536 ­ increased social under threat less disposable income and
tension ·Resentment central confidence for agricultural lay
·Sermons from local priests government interfering local folk
highlighting the danger placed affairs ·Dissolution of the
on community from crown ·Hatred increase taxes and monasteries
·Dissolution of the the statue of uses (kings
monasteries feudal right claim property
death of a tenant)
·Dissolution of the monastries…read more

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THE LICOLNSHIRE RISING, OCTOBER
1536
· The different categories that the causes fall into
demonstrate that there was no one cause that
motivated the rebellion
· However, the timing and the impetus is owed to
the dissolution of the monasteries
· The rising ended as quickly as it started as the
rebels dispersed as soon as they heard the arrival
of a royal army run by the Duke of Suffolk.
· Shows that Henry was in no mood for negotiation…read more

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LICOLNSHIRE
RISING IN THE PILGRIMAGE OF GRACE
· This rising was important to the development of
the Pilgrimage of Grace because it was this
rebellion that had caused the P.of.G as a result of
spreading it's ideology to the north in Yorkshire
where they are more conservative in their
religious and political outlook . Therefore, causing
a more serious revolt in Yorkshire.
· You could also tell it's importance as the demands
of York were exactly the same as those for the
Lincolnshire rising.…read more

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THE PILGRIMAGE OF GRACE (OCTOBER
­ DECEMBER 1536)
· As a result of the Lincolnshire rebellion spread north,
there was a more serious revolt in Yorkshire
· The leader of this was
In October 1536,a lawyer
they drew up Robert
a Aske , who was
joined by 30,000
manifestomen in a for
that called march
: to York
· The rebels all
1. swore anof
The removal oath that contradicted
evil councillors in the
supremacy and sang
Henry's ballads in favour of monasticism
government
2. The were
· Aske's followers restoration
moreof the old faith than those of the
aware
3. protection for monasteries
previous rebellion as they demanded a free parliament
in the north to discuss religious and political issues
· Aske also had far more supporters at 30,000 whereas
Norfolk's army only had 8,000 ­ this was an advantage
to the rebels…read more

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THE CAUSES OF THE PILGRIMAGE OF
GRACE
· The pilgrimage of grace was not of sole religious
origin
· It was the dissolution of the monasteries and
socio-economic reasons of equal value that
caused the revolt
· More importantly, it was the sight of the monks
and nuns being turned away from their religious
houses that fuelled the rumours that parish
churches were also targeted which ultimately
triggered the revolt.…read more

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