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The Northern Rebellion

Have a look at this sentence from a Tudor parish register and see if you can work out what it says. Remember the spelling is different to today and they often used roman numerals instead of numbers.

Sentence about rebellion from Durham St Oswald's Church Register (EP/Du.SO 116)

Don't worry if you can't understand roman numerals, the words are more important. If you get stuck, there's a transcript (EP/Du/SO/116) to help.

When you've read the sentence, let's find out what happened in the Northern Rebellion, we'll start with finding out who was involved.