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1

When was Elizabeth crowned Queen of
England?

4

2

Give two reasons why Elizabeth was well prepared to be Queen

56

3

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

tr

4

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

65

5

What were Progresses?

4f

6

What were two positive things Elizabeth got out of Progresses?

hh

7

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

3

8

What was the Privy council and what was its role?

s

9

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

a

10

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

e

11

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

y

12

What was the role of Parliament in Elizabeth reign?

u

13

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

g

14

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

y

15

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

u

16

When was Essex's rebellion and what happened?

e

17

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

g

18

Why did the Privy council want Elizabeth to be married?

e

19

Name three possible Suitors? Give on advantage and a disadvantage to naming each one

e

20

Why did Elizabeth stay unmarried?

d