Elizabeth 2.1 The problems facing the new queen

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  • Created on: 30-03-19 16:26
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  • Elizabeths Problems
    • illegitimacy
      • her parents marriage had been illegal as henry hadn't got a divorce.
    • religon
      • protestant or catholic, Elizabeth was a protestant  follower.
    • gender
      • many people thought a woman was too weak to run the country.
    • war
      • England and france has just been through a huge war; and england had lost leaving them in debt, defending the country was a monarchs main job.
    • she was the last tudor heir
      • people wanted to know who her successor would be
    • Privy council
      • Elizabeth had to answer to the privy council and have their support on matters of state.
    • poverty
      • Bad harvests created poverty and hardships.

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