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The Wyatt rebellion must be understood against the background of religious reaction which engulfed England following Mary's accession in July Mary was devoted to the Catholic faith and wished to revoke the Protestant policies of her half brother, Edward VI, as well as the Statute of Supremacy. The Wyatt rebellion broke out for a variety of reasons. It is difficult to get to the heart of the causes due to the unreliability of the historical evidence surrounding the events; for instance, contemporary propaganda or varying motives of the rebels. Despite this, it is easy to establish three main causes of the rebellion. The main aim of Wyatt’s rebellion was not regime change, but to force a change of policy – specifically, to prevent Mary’s planned “Spanish marriage” to Philip II. This was feared far more than her Catholicism in itself. Wyatt and the other leaders had actually all supported Mary over Lady Jane. The rebellion was now betrayed and most of the plans never took place with the notable exception of Thomas Wyatt. Wyatt began in Maidstone, Kent on 25 January , much earlier than the proposed start of the uprising but in light of Courtenay’s betrayal Wyatt felt there was no time to lose.
, Two Tudor conspiracies (Cambridge, ) is the standard account of Wyatt's rebellion, Thorp, Malcolm R., ‘ Religion and the Wyatt rebellion of ’, Church History, XLVII, 4 (), –80, makes a strong case for religious motives in addition to opposition to the Spanish match, as well as summarizing much of the scholarly opinion Cited by: Wyatt's Rebellion Unusually Mary was not targeted by rebellion as a result of her counter-reformation. She had reversed much of Edward's policy before the Wyatt’s revolt. Originating from Kent it was fuelled by political factors rather than religious issues. However it cannot been ignored that Kent was a Protestant stronghold and all the. Start studying Wyatt's Rebellion. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. th Feb rebellion ends/Guilford Dudley and Lady Jane Grey both executed Mary's Speech? "I cannot tell how naturally the mother loveth the the child, for I was never the mother of any; but certainly, if a princes and governor may as naturally and earnestly love her subjects as the mother doth love the child".
Main Article Primary Sources (1) David Loades, George Wyatt: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography () George Wyatt was the obscure son of a famous father, and the obscure father of famous sons. Hawte, who died in , was the father of Edward, the progenitor of the Virginia Wiatts, and Wyatt's son Sir Francis Wyatt, who died in , was the first royal governor of Virginia. Wyatt's Rebellion of Conspiring Against the Queen. Wyatt’s Rebellion occurred in February It was led by Thomas Wyatt in response to Mary I’s marriage to Philip II of Spain. The marriage was unpopular amongst protestants on account of the Spaniard’s catholic faith, and more widely it reflected a degree of . The fear of England becoming re-Catholicised combined with the proposed marriage between Mary and Philip of Spain, led to the Wyatt Rebellion of This was a rebellion led by nobles – principally Sir Thomas Wyatt from Kent, Sir Peter Carew from Devon, Sir James Croft from Herefordshire and the Duke of Suffolk from Leicestershire. .