The Revolt of the Northern Earls, 1569

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What was the aim of the Revolt of the Northern Earls, 1569?
Free Mary, Queen of Scots, taking possession of the North, the King of Spain would aid the rebellion with soldiers
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Who was involved in the revolt? (5 people)
Charles Neville, Earl of Westmorland, Thomas Percy, Earl of Northumberland, Earl of Leicester, Duke of Norfolk and Mary, Queen of Scots
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Who confessed to the revolt?
Earl of Leicester
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How did Elizabeth defeat the revolt?
Sent the Earl of Sussex with a royal army of 7,000 to York, followed by 12,000 men under Baron Clinton. The rebels had around 4,600 men.
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Why did the revolt fail?
Poor planning
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Why did King Philip II of Spain not help the revolt?
Believed Mary was more likely to support France (Spain’s biggest enemy) when she became Queen of England.
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What happened to Charles Neville, Earl of Westmorland, Thomas Percy, Earl of Northumberland, Earl of Leicester, Duke of Norfolk and Mary, Queen of Scots?
Duke of Norfolk put in the Tower of London, Earl of Northumberland was beheaded in York. Earl of Westmorland escaped to Flanders and died penniless, no proof Mary, Queen of Scots was involved.
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Who was involved in the revolt? (5 people)

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Charles Neville, Earl of Westmorland, Thomas Percy, Earl of Northumberland, Earl of Leicester, Duke of Norfolk and Mary, Queen of Scots

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Who confessed to the revolt?

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How did Elizabeth defeat the revolt?

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Why did the revolt fail?

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