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1

Who was the earl of Essex to Elizabeth?

He was one of Elizabeth’s favourites on her privy council
His rival was Robert Cecil

2

Causes of the Essex rebellion ?

Essex was disrespectful to the queen and placed under house arrest
He flailed to deal with a rebellion in Ireland and began to loose the queens favour
He lost most of his wealth
So he began to plot a rebellion against the queen.

3

When did the Essex rebellion take place?

1601

4

What did the rebellion involve?

Essex took 4 privy councillors hostage and marched along with 200 supporters to his house
Many of his supporters left
Essex got arrested

5

What happens to Essex after he is arrested ?

He was sentenced to death
This showed Elizabeth’s authority