1547 - 1603 Historiography

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Coined the term 'mid-Tudor crisis'
Jones
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'Mid-Tudor crisis' is 'artificial and in many ways unhelpful'
Loades
2 of 50
Edward VI and 'Boy King' who was easily manipulated
Pollard
3 of 50
Edward VI a committed Protestant reformer who enforced his own belieds
Loach
4 of 50
'Most educated of a generation of Kings' (EVI)
Worsley
5 of 50
Somerset - The 'Good Duke' - 'no mean or selfish motives'
Pollard
6 of 50
Somerset - 'blundered into a total ban on images in London'
Haigh
7 of 50
Nothumberland - The 'Evil Duke' - 'most evil statesman to govern England'
Wier
8 of 50
Northumberland - provided stability in government, 'one of the most remarkably able governors of any European state'
Hoak
9 of 50
Mary I - reign 'sterile and barren of achivement'
Pollard
10 of 50
Mary I - 'achievements there were none'
Elton
11 of 50
Mary I - 'not so unsuccessful after all'
Scarisbrick
12 of 50
Mary I - success in implementing Catholicism
Duffy
13 of 50
Mary I - 'failed as a woman but triumphed as a Queen'
Whitelock
14 of 50
Elizabeth inheritance - 'mid-Tudor crisis' had torn England apart, Elizabeth had to neutralise religious conflict
Jones
15 of 50
Elizabeth inheritance - 'mid-Tudor crisis' was an illusion, used by Elizabeth to disassociate from predecessors and enforce change
Haigh
16 of 50
Settlement - 'compromise settlement forced on a conservative Queen' by a 'Puritan Choir'
Neale
17 of 50
Settlement - 'bounced by Cecil for the only time in her reign' as he made it more radical than she intended
Guy
18 of 50
Settlement - 'compromise settlement forced on a reformist Queen' by conservatives in the Lords
Haigh
19 of 50
Settlement - 'little doubt about Elizabeth's personal Protestantism'
Haigh
20 of 50
Puritan threat - Marian exiles led a 'Puritan Choir' - a threat throughout the reign
Neale
21 of 50
Puritan threat - strongly exaggerated
Jones
22 of 50
Puritan threat - individuals were unrepresentative, speaking for themselves
Doran
23 of 50
Catholic threat - Discontinuity Thesis - seminary priests crucial in saving Roman-Catholicism from extinction
Bossy
24 of 50
Catholic threat - Continuity Thesis - influence of seminary priests exaggerated
Haigh
25 of 50
Catholic Threat - Continuity Thesis - 'polarisation in Catholicism' between radicals and conformists by the 1580s
Doran
26 of 50
Foreign Policy - 'strategy always defensive'
Loades
27 of 50
Foreign Policy - caution and conservatism prevented success in the Netherlands
Wilson
28 of 50
Foreign Policy - Elizabeth ' genuinely a committed Protestant' who was 'surrounded by zealous Protestant minister' who aimed to defend Protestantism in Europe
Trim
29 of 50
Foreign Policy - strong Queen leading a divided Council
Williams
30 of 50
Foreign Policy - cautious Queen against a united, interventionist Council
Hurstfield
31 of 50
Councillors - 'she controlled her policy' and her Councillors 'were rarely successful in manipulating her'
Guy
32 of 50
Political Skill - 'an instinctive politician'
Guy
33 of 50
Political Skill - skill in balancing faction at court
Neale
34 of 50
Political Skill - competition in court was too intense, Queen susceptible to flattery
Haigh
35 of 50
'Cheap but effective government' due to 'great men of the localities'
Williams
36 of 50
'Her marriage became a mere tool of politics and foreign policy'
Guy
37 of 50
'She did not want to hand over any political power to a husband'
Haigh
38 of 50
'Not marrying elevated her rank as a female ruler'
Jordan
39 of 50
Parliament - an increasingly assertive body with continual opposition
Neale
40 of 50
Parliament - important for legislation, generally cooperated
Elton
41 of 50
Parliament - used by Privy Council in attempt to manipulate the Queen (rarely successful)
Graves
42 of 50
Final Years - contrasting decay of the 90s to the 'golden age' that came before
Neale
43 of 50
Final Years - 'a dearth of great aristocrats'
Hammer
44 of 50
Final Years - continuity, at 'no time a struggle for power in the state'
Graves
45 of 50
Final Years - 'Church became the accustomed religion of the majority'
Williams
46 of 50
Somerset - policies driven by the 'misguided Scottish war'
Bush
47 of 50
1549 Prayer Book - 'a stopgap Prayer Book'
Guy
48 of 50
1549 rebellions - 'the closest thing Tudor England came to a class war'
Guy
49 of 50
1549 rebellions - 'role of class antagonism'
Duffy
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