Cornish Rebellion, 1487

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What was the main cause of the Cornish rebellion?
The tax hike in Cornwall to pay for war vs. Scotland
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How was the tax collected?
Aggresively, w/ maladministration + corruption
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Who were the leaders of the rebellion?
Thomas Flamanck and Michael Joseph
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Who made up the rebellion's "army"?
6,000 peasants
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Which pretender to the throne temporarily hijacked the rebellion?
Perkin Warbeck
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When did the army fail to reach Exeter?
17th Sept.
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Where were the army supressed?
Blackheath
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How was the tax collected?

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Who made up the rebellion's "army"?

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Which pretender to the throne temporarily hijacked the rebellion?

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