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Jack Cade (d. 1450) rebel leader


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In June 1450 Henry VI advanced with a sizeable force into Kent to confront Jack Cade's rebels. But on the 18th a detachment under Sir Humphry Stafford was routed and the commander killed. Henry left for safer parts and Cade went on to occupy London.

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