Pilgrimage of Grace: events, causes and significance

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1. 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
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2. What was the main religious cause of the Pilgrimage of Grace?

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

3. 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

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

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

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

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


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