Crises in government?

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Was there a crisis in government under Henry VIII?
-expense of war -frequent changes -factions -minority Regency Council
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Was there a crisis in government under Edward VI?
-minority rule -Regency Council -dominated by Somerset and Northumberland
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What events/issues are associated with Somerset?
-too weak -alienated higher orders -proclamations -Chantries Act -Treasons Act -Act of Uniformity -Sheep Tax -Anti-enclosure -Vagrancy Act -1549 widespread disorder
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What events/issues are associated with Northumberland?
-ambitious -Privy Council -33 in number (didn't want to be accused of dictatorship) -used Parliament -Lady Jane Grey devise -Recoinage -ended war in Scotland -crisis only with Edward's illness?
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Was there a crisis in government under Mary I?
-restores Catholicism -Philip of Spain -Habsburgs -Too much religious conflict -use of favourites -war with France and Calais -Bloody Mary
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Was there a crisis in government under Elizabeth I?
-11 privy councillors who served Mary (continuity) -Act of Supremacy -ended war with France -reform of currency -War with Spain
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