- Created by: Sweettilly
- Created on: 05-06-19 17:58
The Revolt of the Northern Earls
- The Earls and their followers wanted to make England Catholic again.
- The Earls had lost much of their influence at court and under Elizabeth
- Elizabeth refusal to name in air marry or have children created uncertainty. The Earls feared civil war and loss of power and wealth under a future Protestant monarch.
- Charles Neville- (Earl of Northumberland-major catholic landowner)
- Jane Neville-(Wife of ^-Duke of Norfolk's sister)
- Thomas Howard-(Duke of Norfolk, senior noble and protestant, planned to marry MQOS)
- Mary, Queen of Scots
- Thomas Percy-(Earl of Northumberland-major catholic landowner)
- Ann Percy-(The wife of ^)
1 of 3
The Revolt of the Northern Earls PART TWO
THE MARRIAGE PLAN
- Mary would marry the Duke of Norfolk, and get rid of Elizabeth and become Queen herself.
- Robert Dudley told Elizabeth about the plot and Dudley was arrested and imprisoned.
PROGRESS OF THE REVOLT
- The rest of the rebels continued with the plot.
- Elizabeth moved Mary to Coventry to stop her from escaping and joining the rebels.
Support from Spain never came.
WHY DID THE REVOLT FAIL?
- No support from Spain arrived
- Many Northern landowners remained loyal to Elizabeth
2 of 3
The Revolt of the Northern Earls PART THREE
THE REVOLTS SIGNIFICANCE
- Showed Mary couldn't be trusted-stayed in prison
- The Pope excommunicated Elizabeth and called loyal Catholics to depose her. Encouraged further plots against her.
- Elizabeth's control over The north strengthened.
3 of 3