The Engelbach Rebellion

Engelbach Family of Lekeis attempted to stir up support for a labor strike on 1 Jan TE 197, in protest of Maj Thovold's rule. On eleventh day of strike, Thovold sent all leaders (about 30,000) to Tarantula Nebula as prisoners. Strike ended.

Historians view the Engelbach Rebellion as showing that Thovold's power was still largely dependent on the Imperial Navy. However, it set the precedent that the Throne was more powerful than the nobility. The Imperial Council learned quickly . . . and resented.

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