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Arguments in favour of marriage

Create an alliance with a foreign country

Produce an heir to continue Tudor line and stop marry queen of Scots becoming queen after she dies


Arguments against marriage

Loss of authority power would be shared

Giving birth was risky for the mother

Elizabeth was able to use the possibility of marriage to her advantage when dealing with foreign leaders


Potential suitors

The French king threat to England falling under French control

King Phillip of Spain who was catholic