Why did the succession of Elizabeth cause so many difficulties?

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Elizabeths succession was smooth in that Mary's councillers stood by Elizabeth realising they could be potential enemies.

The 5 issues with Elizabeth and her succession

1. Elizabeth was a Protestant and she was taking control of a largely Catholic country.

2. She wasn't married and had no heir to the throne, this was a problem considering she…

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