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Tudor Rebellions: Revised 5th Edition / Edition 5
     

Tudor Rebellions: Revised 5th Edition / Edition 5

by Anthony Fletcher, Diarmaid MacCulloch
 

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ISBN-10: 1405874325

ISBN-13: 9781405874328

Pub. Date: 09/18/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Tudor age was a tumultuous one – a time of the Reformation, conspiracies, uprisings and rebellions.

The Tudor Rebellions gives a chronological run-down of the major rebellions and throws light on some of the main themes of Tudor history, including the dynasty’s attempt to bring the north and west under the control of the capital, the

Overview

The Tudor age was a tumultuous one – a time of the Reformation, conspiracies, uprisings and rebellions.

The Tudor Rebellions gives a chronological run-down of the major rebellions and throws light on some of the main themes of Tudor history, including the dynasty’s attempt to bring the north and west under the control of the capital, the progress of the English Reformation and the impact of inflation, taxation and enclosure on society.

Successive versions of Tudor Rebellions have been central to understanding Tudor politics since 1968, when Anthony Fletcher first published his book. Now nearly four decades later, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch has once more thoroughly revised and expanded this classic text to take into account exciting and innovative work on the subject in recent years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405874328
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/18/2008
Series:
Seminar Studies Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Preface to the Fifth Edition     x
Acknowledgements     xi
Chronology     xii
Who's Who     xiv
Maps     xx
The Background     1
The Shape of Tudor Society     3
Ideas of Submission, Ideas of Justice     9
Descriptive Analysis     17
Taxation and Rebellion     19
The Yorkshire Rebellion, 1489     20
The Cornish Rebellions, 1497     21
Resistance to Taxation, 1513-25     24
The Lincolnshire Rising and the Pilgrimage of Grace     28
The Lincolnshire Rising     28
The Pilgrimage, October-December 1536     31
The Causes of the Rebellion     38
Henry VIII and the North, 1537-47     49
The Western Rebellion     54
Riot and Rebellion in the West, 1547-49     54
The Causes of the Rebellion     61
Robert Kett and the 'Rebellions of Commonwealth'     67
Prelude to Rebellion, 1548     67
The Commotions, May-August 1549     69
The Causes of the Commotions     77
Wyatt's Rebellion     92
Conspiracy and Rebellion, November 1553-February 1554     92
TheRebellion, Religion and the Spanish Marriage     98
The Northern Rebellion     102
Conspiracy and Rebellion, 1569-70     102
The Causes of the Rebellion     110
Epilogue     116
Assessment     121
Rebellion and Tudor Government     123
Documents     139
The Duke of Norfolk to Wolsey, 1525     140
The Examination of Nicholas Leche, 1536     140
The Lincoln Articles, 1536     141
The Oath of the Honourable Men, 1536     143
Robert Aske to the Lords at Pontefract, 1536     143
The Pilgrims' Ballad, 1536     144
The Commons of Westmorland to Lord Darcy, 1536     145
Advice to the Pilgrims at Pontefract, 1536     145
The Pontefract Articles, 1536     147
Richard Morison, A Remedy for Sedition, 1536     149
The Examination of Robert Aske, 1537     150
The Demands of the Western Rebels, 1549     151
A Copy of a Letter, 1549     153
Philip Nichols's Answer to the Commoners of Devonshire and Cornwall, 1549     154
The Council to the Justices of the Peace of Devon, 1549     155
The Council to Lord Russell, 1549     156
'Kett's Demands Being in Rebellion', 1549     156
Nicholas Sotherton, 'The Commoyson in Norfolk', 1549     159
William Paget to Protector Somerset, 1549     160
Sir Thomas Wyatt's Scheme for a Local Militia, 1549     161
The Tower Chronicle, 1554     162
The Proclamation of the Earls, 1569     163
Sir Ralph Sadler to Sir William Cecil, 1569     163
The Examination of the Earl of Northumberland, 1572     164
Further Reading     166
References     170
Index     178

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