Pilgrimage of Grace: events, causes and significance

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1. Which of the following is NOT an economic cause of the Pilgrimage?

  • Taxes on baptism, burial and marriage
  • Poor economic situation in the North
  • Entry fines
  • Exclusion of North from Government
  • Statute of Uses
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2. Dissolution continued, massacre at Carlisle 1537, Parliament in North never met, Reformation continued.

  • These are all failures of the PoG
  • These are all successes of the PoG

3. What was the main religious cause of the Pilgrimage of Grace?

  • Dissolution of the Monasteries
  • Abolition of Holy days
  • Neglect of monks and clergy

4. Pardon 1536, promise of parliament in the North, scale of rising, subsidy not collected.

  • These are all successes of the PoG
  • These are all failures of the PoG

5. Which is NOT an example of why the PoG wasn't a significant threat?

  • Henry made promises as a tactic to disperse rebels
  • lack of unity among rebels
  • dissolution continued
  • unrest didn't subside
  • rebels were naive and willing to negotiate with King
  • Reformation continued


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