Cade’s Rebellion

Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses. . 2001.

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  • Cade's Rebellion — (1450) Uprising against the government of Henry VI of England. Jack Cade, an Irishman of uncertain occupation living in Kent, organized a rebellion among local small property holders angered by high taxes and prices. He took the name John… …   Universalium

  • Jack Cade’s Rebellion — (1450)    Distressed by high taxes, corrupt local officials, and the recent loss of Normandy, the commons of Kent, led by a man named Jack (or John) Cade, rose in rebellion in the summer of 1450. Because HENRY VI and his advisors suspected that… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • rebellion — /ri bel yeuhn/, n. 1. open, organized, and armed resistance to one s government or ruler. 2. resistance to or defiance of any authority, control, or tradition. 3. the act of rebelling. [1300 50; ME rebellioun < OF < L rebellion (s. of rebellio),… …   Universalium

  • Cade, Jack —    see Jack Cade’s Rebellion …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Cade,Jack — Cade (kād), Jack. Died 1450. English rebel who led an unsuccessful rebellion against Henry VI (1450). * * * …   Universalium

  • Cade, Jack — ▪ English revolutionary byname of  John Cade   born , Ireland died July 12, 1450, Heathfield, Sussex, Eng.       leader of a major rebellion (1450) against the government of King Henry VI of England; although the uprising was suppressed, it… …   Universalium

  • Cade — This interesting and unusual name has three distinct possible origins, the first being from the English medieval personal name Cade , Olde English pre 7th Century Cada , which derives from a Germanic word meaning a swelling or lump , and as such… …   Surnames reference

  • Jack Cade — (possible real name John Aylmer or John Mortimer) was the leader of a popular revolt in the 1450 Kent rebellion which took place in the time of King Henry VI in England.In the spring of 1450 Kentish peasants protested against what they saw as the …   Wikipedia

  • Jack Cade — (möglicher echter Name John Mortimer; † 12. Juli 1450 bei Heathfield, East Sussex) war ein englischer Rebell, der den Sturz von König Heinrich VI. anstrebte. Einige Quellen gehen davon aus, dass Cade irischer Abstammung war, doch in Sussex… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cornish Rebellion of 1497 — Commemorative plaque in Cornish and English for Michael Joseph the Smith (An Gof) and Thomas Flamank mounted on the north side of Blackheath common, south east London, near the south entrance to Greenwich Park The Cornish Rebellion of 1497 was a… …   Wikipedia

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