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1

When was Elizabeth crowned Queen of England?

1559

2

Give two reasons why Elizabeth was well prepared to be Queen

She was able to take control.

3

Where was the Royal court located and what was its role?

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4

Which groups of people were in the Court – give 2 examples

Privy Council

5

What were Progresses?

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6

What were two positive things Elizabeth got out of Progresses

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7

Why were Progresses a positive thing for the Nobility who Elizabeth stayed with?

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8

What was the Privy council and what was its role

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9

Who was William Cecil (Lord Burghley)? What was his role? How influential was he?

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10

Who was Robert Dudley (The Earl of Leicester) What was his role? How influential was he?

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11

Who was Francis Walsingham? What was his job? How influential was he?

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12

What was the role of Parliament in Elizabeth reign?

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13

What was Elizabeth attitude to Parliament and how did she control Parliament?

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14

What problems did Elizabeth have in the 1590s in terms of running the country?

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15

Who was the Earl of Essex? Give an example of a success and a failure of his

Privy Councillor
Military success over the Spanish
Failure - Married without permission of Elizabeth

16

When was Essex’s rebellion and what happened?

1601

17

What problems did Elizabeth have as a female monarch? Give two examples

People would think of her as weaker compared to a male.
They would think that she needs a male to help her control in case of invasions.

18

Why did the Privy council want Elizabeth to be married

Heir to the throne.

19

Name three possible Suitors?

King Philip
Duke of Alencon
Robery Dudley

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advantage and a disadvantage to marrying each one

Some were Catholic so they may change the countries main religion.
Some may take too much power.

21

Why did Elizabeth stay unmarried?

She didn't want to lose power