Western rebellion - 1549.

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Western Rebellion, 1549 -

Causes:

  • Govnerments religious reform which was exacerbated by local genry who had gained from reformation (church lands) e.g William Body.
  • Cultural and economic changes undermining local traditions.
  • Sheep taxes.
  • Ordered use of new Prayer Book across Cornwall.

Aims: Produced in 3 different article - divisions over last one.

  • Church to revert to religious procedures under Henry VIII's reign - Act of Six Articles.
  • No significant changes made until Edwards came of age - Preference for tradition but acceptance of royal supremacy and respect for Crown.
  • Final version…

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