Editors. "Rebel leader Robert Aske is sentenced to death". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Rebel leader Robert Aske is sentenced to death (39 words)
Historical Context Note
Robert Aske, leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace, is sentenced to death for treason. This is in direct contravention of Henry VIII's previous promise, in December 1536, of a pardon for the rebels. He is executed at York in July.14588 Rebel leader Robert Aske is sentenced to death 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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