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What was parliament?

Consisted of lords bishops and other nobles

It’s role to discuss issues and advise the queen
Passing laws and taxes


Did parliament want Elizabeth to marry?

Yes they felt it was their duty to find her a suitable husband
However Elizabeth saw it as her decision


Were the majority Protestant or catholic in parliament?

Protestant however puritans were becoming a problem


When was the poor law passed?



What did parliament want for Mary queen of Scots

They wanted Elizabeth to execute her because they saw her as a threat


How did Elizabeth manage parliament?

She could decline their advise
Could arrest mps out of line
She could appoint new members to House of Lords