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2. What was the political structure of Kett's rebellion?

  • Rebels led by the governing classes targeted the gentry and JPs because they were unhappy with the governance of the county.
  • Rebels included members of the gentry and targeted weak JPs
  • Kett had contact with potential supporters on the continent

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

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

4. How did Kett's Rebellion begin?

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

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

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


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