- Created by: Hermione H
- Created on: 17-01-19 19:47
The betrayal of the King/Queen/Country, especially when attempting to overthrow the government.
- Still a crime today but punishments are not as harsh (no death penalty).
- People were rebelling in the Tudor period because Henry Viii changed the law and people weren’t happy.
- Punishments were:
Hung, drawn and quartered.
King Henry Viii strengthened laws on treason
- Because after changing the law people weren’t happy and were rebelling against him. He strengthened the law to protect himself from being rebelled against and killed.
Key dates/facts about rebellions
1538- Henry Viii- Pilgrimage of Grace- Cause was religion
1549- Edward Vi- Kett’s Rebellion- Cause was enclosure of land
1554- Mary I- Wyatt’s rebellion- Cause was religion
1569- Elizabeth I- Rising of the north- Cause was religion