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1

Why did Phillip want to marry Elizabeth?

To turn England back to Catholicism.

2

Who had been Mary Tudors husband and wanted to be king of England again?

Phillip 2nd

3

When it became clear that Elizabeth would not marry him who did he back up.

Mary Queen of scots (she was Catholic)

4

How did Mary have a strong claim to the throne?

She was the great-grand-daughter of Henry VII.

5

Why was Elizabeth illegitimate (in the Catholic Church).

Henry's divorce was illegal (in the Catholic Church).

6

What type of priests did Spain send and what did they do.

Spain sent Jesuit priests to preach secretly.

7

Who did Elizabeth see as her enemies?

Spain and English Catholics.

8

What did Elizabeth do if she caught a Catholic?

They were persecuted.

9

What did Elizabeth do if she caught a Jesuit priest?

She handed them.

10

What was Mary Queen of scots suspected of?

Involvement in Catholic plots to depose of Elizabeth.

11

When was Mary queen of scots tried for treason?

1587

12

What did he use Mary Queen of scots execution as an extra excuse for?

To invade England.

13

What had Spain won from the New World.

A huge empire and great wealth.

14

How did traders cash in on Spanish wealth?

By trading slaves from Africa.

15

What did Phillip want to keep the gold and silver for?

For the Spanish empire.

16

Where did Spain rule in north Europe?

Netherlands

17

What did Elizabeth do to the Dutch Rebels against Spain?

Send troops and money.