A2 History Elizabeth Regin 1572-1588

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1572
Treaty of Blois between France and England. Duke of Norfolk executed (Treason). Start of St Bartholomew's Massacre of French Prots. Cartwright and Field begin campaign to reform organisation of the Church of England.
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1573
Sir Francis Walsingham appointed Secretary of State. Sir Francis Drake captures a shipment od silver heading for Spain.
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1574
First Catholic priests trained at Douai arrive in England
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1575
Edmund Grindal appointed Archbishop of Canterbury. Elizabeth declines to accept the sovereignty of the Netherlands.
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1577
Grindal suspended because his failure to suppress prophesying. Execution of seminary priest Cuthbert Mayne. Alliance between England and Netherlands. Francis Drake sets sail for round the world voyage.
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1578
Robert Dudley secretly marries Lady Lettice Knollys and is banished from Court.
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1579
Marriage negotiations between Elizabeth and Duke of Alencon. Francis Drake claims England's sovereignty over New Albion (California). Privy Council fail to support the marriage negotiations.
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1580
Arrival of first Jesuit missionaries in England. Francis Drake returns to England in triumph.
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1581
Act to Restrain her majesties subjects in their due Obedience declares that anyone withdrawing subject from obedience is a traitor. Execution of Edmund Campion (Jesuit). Strict legislation on heavy fines for hearing mass. Francis Drake knighted.
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1581 Continued
Marriage treaty between Elizabeth and Duke of Anjou signed.
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1583
John Whitgift appointed Archbishop of Canterbury. Whitgift's enforcement Articles enforcing conformity & obedience among the clergy. Throckmorton Plot.
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1584
Explusion of Spanish ambassador. Assassination of William of Orange (Leader of Dutch rebels againist Spain). The bond of Association is formed, which loyal subjects to Queen pledge allegiance to her & promise to avenge her murder, should it happen.
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1584 Continued
'Bill and Book' proposals by Presbyterias. Treaty of Joinville between Phillip II & French Catholic League. Sir Walter Raleigh
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1585
Treaty of Nonauch commits Elizabeth to military intervention in the Netherlands. Oarry Plot. Act of Jesuits & Seminary Priests. England wae against Spain begins, Lead by Robert Dudley.
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1586
Treaty of Berwick in which Elizabeth and James VI of Scotland pledge Friendship. Babington Plot. Mary Queen of Scots tried and convicted.
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1587
Execution of Mary Queen of Scots. Sucessful English attack om Spanish fleet at Cadiz by Francis Drake. 'Bill and Book' proposals reintroduced in House of Commons by Anthony Cope. Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, become Master of the Horse.
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1558
Spanish Armada defeated- 132 shipd by English fleet of 34 ships and 163 armed merchants lead by Lord Howard of Effingham, Francis Drake, and Sir John Hawkins. Death of Earl of Leicester (Dudley). Publication of first 'Martin Marprelate' tracts.
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Grindal suspended because his failure to suppress prophesying. Execution of seminary priest Cuthbert Mayne. Alliance between England and Netherlands. Francis Drake sets sail for round the world voyage.

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