Rebellions - Poor Leadership (Kett's Rebellion 1549 (Poor leadership a…
Rebellions - Poor Leadership
Pilgrimage of Grace 1536
Robert Aske = Strong leader (sincere + clever).
Kept pilgrims together (fed + paid).
No knowledge of Henry.
Trusted the HVIII who double crossed him.
Western Rebellion 1549
Lacked elite leadership to understand high politics.
Could not threaten monarchy.
Kett's Rebellion 1549
Poor leadership a considerable factor.
Kett considered intelligent, dedicated + sincere (kept excellent order.
Lack of military experience.
Move to Dussindale on August 26 - flat land, left them exposed.
No knowledge of high politics.
Lack of leadership from gentry.
Wyatt's Rebellion 1554
Again failure due to poor leadership.
Elite leadership with knowledge of high politics.
Too slow with decision making.
Lack of clear aims + objectives.
Poor tactics - moved slowly towards London - gave Mary time
Wyatt ended up creating a power vacuum in Kent.
Revolt of the Northern Earls 1569
Leaders had no clear aims.