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Elizabeth revision
What did Elizabeth want her portraits to show?

Legitimacy and purity ­ shown by Tudor roses, sceptre and the orb, sword of justice and the
crown. Purity by white face and normally clothes, often with pearls, white roses and fur.
Strength and power - shown using symbols like…

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Mary declared she was rightful
heir so Catholics supported her
instead.
Society Poverty and unemployment
growing in lower classes.


Religion Had already experienced 3
religion changes in 20 years.

Thought religious difference
was leading to civil war.

Extreme Protestants who fled
during Mary's reign were
returning.
Reactions to new Queen…

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How she gained support

Good publicity from impressive coronation

Her progresses allowed people to see her and felt privileged that she was `mingling' with her peers
(and saved her money) and concentrated more in south east as cloest and needed them happy and
as allies.

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Why were they scared…

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Vagabond ­ a wandering beggar that resorted to crime and were severely punished

Sturdy beggar ­ able to work but choose to beg.

Examples

Counterfeit cranks dressed in old clothes and sucked on soap and had fake fits to show they had
epilepsy.

Anglers begged during the day but at…

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Ipswich Each parish informed bailiffs Beggars had permit badge
about the poor
Hospitals set up for poor


Norwich Count the poor and review alms Whipped 6 times
Idle women and children go to Officer patrols and arrests
learn letters or to work with vagabonds
other women
£2 7s 3d paid…

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Overviews are great and this one contains handy tables for easy revision.

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