Chapters: Pilgrimage of Grace, Battle of Reynog el n, Siege of Cuzco, Bigods Rebellion, Battle of Sendanno, Battle of Un No Kuchi, Battle of Idano. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 33. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trialMoreChapters: Pilgrimage of Grace, Battle of Reynog el n, Siege of Cuzco, Bigods Rebellion, Battle of Sendanno, Battle of Un No Kuchi, Battle of Idano.
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 33. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Pilgrimage of Grace was a popular rising in York, Yorkshire during 1536, in protest against Englands break with Rome and the Dissolution of the Monasteries, as well as other specific political, social and economic grievances.
Technically the term Pilgrimage of Grace refers specifically and inclusively to the uprising around York, though sometimes it is used in relation to the risings in general which took place around Northern England- first from Lincolnshire, twelve days before the actual Pilgrimage of Grace. The Lincolnshire Rising was a brief dissent of Catholics against the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII and the dissolution of the monasteries set in motion by Thomas Cromwells suggested plan of asserting the nations religious autonomy and the kings supremacy over religious matters.
It began at St. James Church, Louth, after evensong on 1 October 1536, shortly after the closure of Louth Abbey. The uprising was only against the attempt to suppress the religious houses, these being Catholic, and was not against the king or the church. It quickly gained support in Horncastle, Market Rasen, Caistor and other nearby towns. Angry with the actions of commissioners, the protesters/rioters demanded the end of the collection of a subsidy, the end of the Ten Articles, an end to the dissolution, an end to taxes in peacetime, a purge of heretics in government, and the repeal of the Statute of Uses.
With support from local gentry, a force of demonstrators, estimated at up to 40,000 marched on Lincoln and, by 14 October, occupied Lincoln Cathedral. T...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=76675