How Did Elizebeth Control England

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  • Created on: 21-01-19 17:24
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  • How did Elizabeth control England?
    • Privy Council
      • Responsible for the day-to-day running of the country
      • Queen could choose members
        • Had to chose some powerful landowners to prevent rebellion
        • Some men were key allies
      • Advisory
        • Advised on policies on any issue
        • Often ignored
    • Lord Lieutenants
      • Took instruction from privy council
      • Collected taxes and administered parish and town councils
      • Also responsible for raising troops
    • JP's
      • Maintain law in an area
      • Could send people to prison
      • If another JP agreed, could execute
    • Parliament
      • Commons and Lords
      • Only met when summoned for advisory
      • Gave an idea on country opinion of her

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