Elizabeth I - FP: 1568-1578

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    • Elizabeth I - FP: 1568-1578
      • France
        • Fr WoR started again; Massacre at St. Bartholomews Eve 1572
        • Treaty of Blois with Eng (1572)
          • Eng- Fr alliance against Sp One goes into batlle, other comes with
          • Fr support for MQS stopped, explored marriage options (marriage = no Fr-Sp alliance)
        • 1578: D of Alecon private venture against Sp
          • Marriage talks with Alecon (for Eliz); hoped these talks would make Alecon controllable
          • Alecon failed, pulling out in late 1578
      • Netherlands
        • Dutch revolt (1572):
          • Fr + Neth + German Mercenaries = Alva in trouble due to Fr threat
          • Eng could have ended Sp, chose to help instead, so Fr not on coastline
          • Because of wars of religion, Fr Huguenots pulled out in 1572
          • Elix allowed Dutch refugess to return and Eng volunteers to fight with Neth sea beggars
      • Side note:
        • Pope excommunicated Eliz in 1570
    • Trade wars with Eng; Sp forbide Eng trade with America; Sp attacked Eng shipping
      • Trade cut with Eng from 1568-1573
      • Because of other markets being found, Anglo-Sp co-op not needed for healthy Eng economy
    • Sp bullion dispute settled (Treaty of Bristol 1574)
    • Ridolfi Plot 1571:
      • Free MQS, marry her to D of Norfolk, put them on throne
        • Alva was lead 6000 troops from Neth to assist
      • Gained the support of Phillip 2
        • Troops did'nt materialize, plot uncovered, Norfolk executed, MQS now in captive
          • De Spes (Sp ambassador) expelled
            • Gained the support of Phillip 2
              • Troops did'nt materialize, plot uncovered, Norfolk executed, MQS now in captive
                • De Spes (Sp ambassador) expelled
      • Eliz authorized Drake to seize Sp ships from 1577-80
    • 1576; Sp near collapse in Neth. Fr want to invade, Eng say no
      • 1578; Sp recover under Don John, then Parma (Oct)
        • 1579; S. Neth ratify peace with Parma
      • Spain
        • Elizabeth I - FP: 1568-1578
          • France
            • Fr WoR started again; Massacre at St. Bartholomews Eve 1572
            • Treaty of Blois with Eng (1572)
              • Eng- Fr alliance against Sp One goes into batlle, other comes with
              • Fr support for MQS stopped, explored marriage options (marriage = no Fr-Sp alliance)
            • 1578: D of Alecon private venture against Sp
              • Marriage talks with Alecon (for Eliz); hoped these talks would make Alecon controllable
              • Alecon failed, pulling out in late 1578
          • Netherlands
            • Dutch revolt (1572):
              • Fr + Neth + German Mercenaries = Alva in trouble due to Fr threat
              • Eng could have ended Sp, chose to help instead, so Fr not on coastline
              • Because of wars of religion, Fr Huguenots pulled out in 1572
              • Elix allowed Dutch refugess to return and Eng volunteers to fight with Neth sea beggars
          • Side note:
            • Pope excommunicated Eliz in 1570
        • Trade wars with Eng; Sp forbide Eng trade with America; Sp attacked Eng shipping
          • Trade cut with Eng from 1568-1573
          • Because of other markets being found, Anglo-Sp co-op not needed for healthy Eng economy
        • Sp bullion dispute settled (Treaty of Bristol 1574)
        • Ridolfi Plot 1571:
          • Free MQS, marry her to D of Norfolk, put them on throne
            • Alva was lead 6000 troops from Neth to assist
        • Eliz authorized Drake to seize Sp ships from 1577-80

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