Kett's rebellion: events, causes and significance

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  • Created on: 26-05-15 16:58

1. Which of the following is NOT a reason why Kett's rebellion was a serious threat?

  • Government forces were stretched and had to recruit mercenaries
  • The government was weakened by a new monarch and regime
  • It was the largest rising in 1549
  • There was no cross regional cooperation
  • Rebels were well disciplined under Kett
  • Rebels besieged Norwich
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2. How did Kett's Rebellion begin?

  • An attack on enclosure fences at a community feast
  • The murder of a local JP
  • Outrage at the introduction of the Edwardian Prayer book

3. Which of the following is NOT a reason why Kett's rebellion wasn't a serious threat?

  • It forced conflicts in Scotland and Spain to end
  • The purpose was not to overthrow the government
  • The rebellion didn't march on London
  • It lacked aristocratic participation

4. Was Kett's rebellion...

  • Protestant?
  • Catholic?

5. Which of the following economic causes of the rebellion is specific to Kett's rebellion?

  • Enclosure
  • Rents
  • Inflation
  • Collapse of the textile industry
  • Unemployment

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