Nature and significance of 1549 rebellions -

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Nature and significance of 1549 rebellions -

  • Highlight importance of economic factors in causing protest and rebellion.
  • Scale and extent of upheaval and involvement of commons can be directly related to problems such as enclosure, rents and prices, taxation etc.
  • Motivated not only by hardships but also by a sense of injustice, rights ignored and customary protection lost.
  • Concept of the commonweal in danger allowed men who accepted the natural hierarchy to challenge the authority of…

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