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Can you name the Pilgrimage of Grace - LINCOLNSHIRE RISING?

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In which year did it take place?
In which month did it take place?
The first riot (at Louth) was led by a shoemaker, Nicholas Melton. What was his nickname?
One of the leaders of the rising was a priest, who was later tried and executed in 1537. His account is the main source of evidence about the Lincolnshire Rising. What was his name
What was the name of the Act of Parliament which the gentry resented?
Why did they resent it - what did it mean?
Who was the leading Lincolnshire nobleman who joined the rising and who, according to Elton, may have planned it?
What was the name of the faction at court to which he belonged?
Where did the rebels assemble?
Approximately how many rebels were there?
Where was the royal army waiting at first?
Why did the rebels disperse and go home?

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Created Mar 19, 2011ReportNominate
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