Northern Rebellion ended by defeat of the rebel army in Cumberland

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Historical Context Note

The Northern Rebellion ends in failure when Leonard Dacre's rebel army is defeated by Lord Hunsdon at a battle near Naworth in Cumberland. The leaders flee to Scotland, but Northumberland is captured two years later and brought to York, where he is executed.
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Editors. "Northern Rebellion ended by defeat of the rebel army in Cumberland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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