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1

How were Mary, Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth related?

Cousins

2

Did Elizabeth the I have good or bad relations with Parliament?

Good

3

What does "The Restoration" refer to?

The Re-establishment of the monarchy in 1660

4

What happened when Queen Anne died?

Parliament asked a German, George of Hanover, to become King George I of Great Britain.

5

Who is the Queen remembered for her rebellion against the Romans?

Boudicca

6

What title was Oliver Cromwell given and when?

"Lord Protector" in the 17th century after the execution of King Charles I when England was a republic without a King

7

What happened in 1215?

The Magna Carter was published and there were laws to limit the power of the King, before this the King had absolute autonomy.

8

What did the Bill of Rights of 1689 do?

It additionally limited the powers of the King.

9

What happened under King Alfred the Great?

The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in England were united, and King Alfred also defeated the vikings.

10

What is the Tudor family emblem?

A red and white rose