REBELLIONS YORKSHIRE 1489 & CORNWALL 1497

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YORKSHIRE - CAUSES

HENRY PLAN AID BIRTANNY 

PARLIAMENT 1489 GRANTED £100,000 PAY FOR IT

TAX WIDESPREAD RESENTMENT RAISED NEW WAY - KING RECIEVED £27,000 

YORKSHIRE SUFFERING BAD HARVEST PREVIOUS SUMMER

COUNTIES NORTH EXEMPED - EXPECTED DEFENT COUNTRY SCOTS

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WHAT HAPPENED

HENRY PERCY PUT THEIR CASE KING - HENRY REFUSED  NEGOTIATE - EARL RETURNED NEW & MURDERED

SOME SAY KING BEHIND MURDER - JOHN A CHAMBRE ONE ARDENT SPPORTERS SINCE BOSWROTH STILL CAPTURED & EXECUTED 

NORTHUMBERLAND NOT POPULAR - SUPPORTED TAX 

MORE LIKELY CULPRIT JOHN EGREMONT LEADER OF REBELLION ILLEGITMATE MEMBER PERCY FAMILY. 

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DEALT?

EARL SURREY DEFEATED REBELS OUTSIDE YORK

EGREMONT ESCAPED FLANDERS

KING TRAVELLED NORTH ISSUE PARDON MOST PRISONERS - FAILED MORE TAX

NO MORE TROUBLE ENSURE THIS SURREY APPOINTED LIEUTENANT 

SURREY NOT INTEREST NOTH LOYALY GUARNTEED RESOTRATION OWN ESTATES RESTED SUCESS HERE

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CORNWALL - CAUSES

JANUARY 1497 PARLIAMENT VOTED HEAVY TAX FINANCE EXPEDITION TO NORTH - RESIST INVASION BY JAMES IV & PW

CORNISH REFUSED CONTRIBUTE DEFENCE NORTH INVASION LITTLE THREAT THEM 

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WHAT HAPPENED

MAY REBELS SET FOR BODMIN

MARCNED WESTERN COUNTIES ACQUIRING ONLY LEADER SIGNIFICANE WAS LORD AUDLEY AT WELLS

16TH JUNE 15,000 STRONG REACHED LONDON & ENCAMPED BLACKHEATH

KING DIVERTED FORCES SOUTH UNDER LORD DAUBENEY

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DEALT?

1000 REBELS KILLED BATTLE (ESTIMATE)  REST FLED

ADULEY & 2 LOCAL LEADERS EXECUTED 

3 LEADERS: FLANMANK, JOSEPH & TOUCHET EXECUTED ALLOWED HANG UNTIL DIED

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SIGNIFICANCE

DEPSITE RISING DEFEATED - WORRYING REBELS MARK FAR AS KENT BEFORE OPPOSITION

HENRY ATTENTION SCOTLAND & PW

REBELLION DIDNT ENDANGER THRONE BUT SHOW NOT AFFORD SERIOUS CAMPAIGN AGAINST SCOTLAND

HENRY ATTEMPT COME TERMS JAMES

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