Robert Aske tries to pacify the rebels of the Pilgrimage of Grace (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Robert Aske returns to Yorkshire from his meeting at court with King Henry VIII, to attempt to placate and pacify those who had risen in the Pilgrimage of Grace that autumn.

Citation:
Editors. "Robert Aske tries to pacify the rebels of the Pilgrimage of Grace". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14581, accessed 03 December 2016.]