Society During Henry VII's Reign

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1. What caused the York and Cornish rebellions?

  • The nobility told them to rebel
  • Taxation
  • The unequal distribution of wealth between the north and west
  • Religion
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2. What were the higher ranking members of the gentry called?

  • The Greater Gentry
  • The Elite Gentry
  • The Mere Gentry
  • The Higher Gentry

3. What social class began to emerge during Henry VII's reign?

  • The bourgeoisie
  • The nobility
  • The peasantry
  • The mere gentry

4. What class of people did Henry decrease in the clergy?

  • The nobility
  • The bourgeoisie
  • The commoners
  • The gentry

5. Which Earl replaced the Earl of Northumberland?

  • Earl of Northampton
  • Earl of Sussex
  • Earl of Surrey
  • Earl of Oxford


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