Border-Reivers-Their-Part-in-the-Northern-Rebellion-of-1569

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    "In the autumn of 1569 Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland and Charles Neville, 6th Earl of Westmorland, rose in rebellion against the English queen, Elizabeth 1 and her government. Ostensibly the rebellion, to which thousands of men from the north of England flocked in sympathy, was to smash the stranglehold that the Protestant religion, initiated by Elizabeth's father, Henry V111, held over the country of England. The men of the north of England were true to the old religion, Roman Catholicism. One more reason existed for the revolt. Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, cousin to Elizabeth and with the blood of the House of Tudor, to which Elizabeth belonged, was held under house arrest..."
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    Link: http://wwwborderreiverstories-neblessclem.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/border-reivers-their-part-in-northern.html
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 9 months ago
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