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1

What was parliament?

Consisted of lords bishops and other nobles

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

2

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

3

Were the majority Protestant or catholic in parliament?

Protestant however puritans were becoming a problem

4

When was the poor law passed?

1601

5

What did parliament want for Mary queen of Scots

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

6

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