Flashcards in Court and Parliament Deck (21)
When was Elizabeth crowned Queen of England?
Give two reasons why Elizabeth was well prepared to be Queen
She was able to take control.
Where was the Royal court located and what was its role?
Which groups of people were in the Court – give 2 examples
What were Progresses?
What were two positive things Elizabeth got out of Progresses
Why were Progresses a positive thing for the Nobility who Elizabeth stayed with?
What was the Privy council and what was its role
Who was William Cecil (Lord Burghley)? What was his role? How influential was he?
Who was Robert Dudley (The Earl of Leicester) What was his role? How influential was he?
Who was Francis Walsingham? What was his job? How influential was he?
What was the role of Parliament in Elizabeth reign?
What was Elizabeth attitude to Parliament and how did she control Parliament?
What problems did Elizabeth have in the 1590s in terms of running the country?
Who was the Earl of Essex? Give an example of a success and a failure of his
Military success over the Spanish
Failure - Married without permission of Elizabeth
When was Essex’s rebellion and what happened?
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.
Why did the Privy council want Elizabeth to be married
Heir to the throne.
Name three possible Suitors?
Duke of Alencon
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.