Why did the succession of Elizabeth cause so many difficulties?

  • Created by: keisha_
  • Created on: 09-06-16 14:44

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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