The Northern Rebellion of 1569: Faith, Politics and Protest in Elizabethan England

Paperback | June 15, 2010

byK.J. Kesselring

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This work offers the first full-length study of the only armed rebellion in Elizabethan England. Addressing recent scholarship on the Reformation and popular politics, it highlights the religious motivations of the rebel rank and file, the rebellion's afterlife in Scotland, and the deadly consequences suffered in its aftermath.

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This work offers the first full-length study of the only armed rebellion in Elizabethan England. Addressing recent scholarship on the Reformation and popular politics, it highlights the religious motivations of the rebel rank and file, the rebellion's afterlife in Scotland, and the deadly consequences suffered in its aftermath.

KRISTA KESSELRING is an associate professor of History at Dalhousie University, Canada, and has previously published Mercy and Authority in the Tudor State.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.86 × 5.6 × 0.55 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230248896

ISBN - 13:9780230248892

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Table of Contents

Preface * Introduction * An Impending Crisis? * The Rebellion in the North * The Rebels in Scotland * The Aftermath * Meanings and Memories * Conclusion * Bibliography

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"This is a compellingly argued book that offers new insights into the relationship between popular belief and state religion, and the role of propaganda in constructing categories of good and evil with all of their political repercussions... Highly recommended." —CHOICE