Pilgrimage of Grace

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Pilgrimage of Grace

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(Historical Terms) a rebellion in 1536 in N England against the Reformation and Henry VIII's government

Pilgrimage of Grace

1536 A northern English rebellion against the dissolution of the monasteries. It was savagely suppressed.
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Bookended by sections on the background and an assessment, the book covers rebellions thematically as well as roughly chronologically, from rebellions around taxation (late fifteenth-early sixteenth centuries), the Lincolnshire rising and the Pilgrimage of Grace, the Western Rebellion, Robert Kett and the "Rebellions of Commonwealth," Wyatt's Rebellion (all mid-sixteenth century), and the Northern Rebellion (late sixteenth century).
That Henry intended such vengeance can be seen in his threat during the previous Lincolnshire rising to have "the utter destruction of them, their wives, and their children.
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