Cause of Rebellion

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Lovel 1486
A Yorkist claimant raised troops to overthrow the King
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Stafford 1486
Stafford also wanted to overthrow the King
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Simnel 1586-1587
Pretended to be the Earl of Warwick who had a claim to the throne. Simnel and other nobles believed they had more to gain by Killing Henry than by serving him
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Yorkshire 1489
They resented London for ruling taxes and wanted independence. They also resented having to pay taxes for a war in France.
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Cornish 1497
They resented evil councillors for raising taxes. They also wanted independence from others because they spoke a different language and ahd different customs. They resented that they had to pay for taxes for a war in Scotland.
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Warbeck 1497
Warbeck pretended to be the Duke of York, they were promised help by France and Burgundy but they pulled out
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The Amicable Grant 1525
An illegal tax was forced on people and it was hated. Many people could not afford to pay the tax because unemployment was high.
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Silken Thomas 1534-1537
The Kildares were removed from power because the King and Cromwell didn't believe they would support the reformation. Kildare raised 1000 men in Munster and rebelled to get the Kildares reinstated.
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The Pilgrimage of Grace 1536-1537 (Political)
Many people wanted evil councillors such as Cromwell gone, they also wanted Mary legitimised.
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The Pilgrimage of Grace (Religious)
People wanted to have saints days back and wanted Catholicism reinstated. They protested the closure of abbeys and ransacking of the monastries.
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The Pilgrimage of Grace (Economic)
Henry set a tax of gratitude which many disagreed with. People were also annoyed with enclosures.
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The Pilgrimage of Grace (Social)
Landlords were rack renting, many could not afford to pay the rent and were evicted as a result.
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Western 1549
They wanted independence. They disagreed with the new prayer book and liturgy, they also wanted to stop monastries closing. There was a tax on sheep and wool and they hated seeing the gentry making money off of the monastries.
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Kett 1549
They wanted protestanism brought in more quickly. They were against illegal enclosures and believe that the law favoured the landlords. They also wanted land taken away from the gentry so that they could have it themselves
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Northumberland 1553
The Duke of Northumberland wanted Lady Jane Grey on the throne, not Mary
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Wyatt 1554
The rebels didn't want Mary to marry Philip of Spain. They also were not in support of Catholicism.
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Shane O'Neil 1558-1567
Shane wanted to rule Ulster and killed his brother to do so, the people of Ireland turned on him but he had the support Elizabeth, however he betrayed her by conspiring with Mary Queen of Scots.
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Northern Earls 1569-1570
Rebels wanted Mary Queen of Scots on the throne, they didn't want a protestant Queen like Elizabeth
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Munster 1569-1573
Rebels resented martial law after the O'Neil rebellion. He resented plantations being colonised by Englishmen who treated the Irish badly
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Geraldine- 1579-1583
The rebels still resented the colonisation. Elizabeth had been excommunicated by the Pope and so Fitzgerald rallies the whole of Ireland against her.
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Tyrone- 1595-1603
Against English interferrance such as high rents, taxes and Protestantism. Hugh O'Neil was brought up in England, when he returned to Ireland he united the whole of Ireland to try and get indepence.
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Oxfordshire 1598
People had started to illegally enclose lands again despite it being against the law.
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Essex 1601
Essex was out of favour and rebels wanted him reinstated. They also wanted James to become King after Elizabeth.
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Stafford also wanted to overthrow the King

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Stafford 1486

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Pretended to be the Earl of Warwick who had a claim to the throne. Simnel and other nobles believed they had more to gain by Killing Henry than by serving him

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They resented London for ruling taxes and wanted independence. They also resented having to pay taxes for a war in France.

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They resented evil councillors for raising taxes. They also wanted independence from others because they spoke a different language and ahd different customs. They resented that they had to pay for taxes for a war in Scotland.

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