Elizabeth I - Tyrone's Rebellion

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Start of Tyrone Rebellion
1595
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What are the 3 main causes of the Tyrone Rebellion?
Culture, Personal Ambition and Religion
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How did the Spanish react to Tyrone's Rebellion?
They attempted to exploit the situation and include an Irish section to their 1596 Armada. While this was unsuccessful it demonstrated their clear intentions.
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The Battle of Yellow Ford
1598 - Irish Victory
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Name 2 effects of the Yellow Ford battle
Tyrone was left in control of Ulster. The Munster plantation was destroyed.
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What happened in 1599?
Essex was sent in as Lord Lieutanant.
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Why was this a bad move?
Essex, true to his nature, disobeyed Elizabeth's orders. Instead of heading North to face Tyrone as ordered he avoided confrontation and made a truce, before defying Elizabeth's orders and returning to court.
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What happened once the truce made by Essex had expired?
Tyrone moved south, hoping to link up with the Spanish forces.
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Who was Essex's replacement?
Mountjoy.
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When was the Battle of Kinsdale?
1601
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Who won the Battle of Kinsdale?
The English forces
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How many Spanish troops were provided for the Battle of Kinsdale?
Over 3000
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Culture, Personal Ambition and Religion

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What are the 3 main causes of the Tyrone Rebellion?

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They attempted to exploit the situation and include an Irish section to their 1596 Armada. While this was unsuccessful it demonstrated their clear intentions.

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1598 - Irish Victory

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Tyrone was left in control of Ulster. The Munster plantation was destroyed.

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