Pilgrimage of Grace: events, causes and significance

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1. 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
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2. Was this a Protestant or Catholic rebellion?

  • Catholic
  • Protestant

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

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

4. Which is NOT an example of why the PoG was a significant threat?

  • rebels outnumbered royal forces
  • PoG had gentry support
  • the rebellion never intended to overthrow monarchy
  • entry fines were resolved in favour of the rebels
  • geographical scale of unrest

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

  • Exclusion of North from Government
  • Poor economic situation in the North
  • Statute of Uses
  • Taxes on baptism, burial and marriage
  • Entry fines


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