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2. When did Elizabeth intervene with Parliament to prevent the discussion of foreign affairs?

  • 1586 and 1601
  • 1571 and 1593
  • 1572 and 1598
  • 1563 and 1571

3. What was the 1570s pamphlet 'Leicester's Commonwealth'?

  • It claimed Leicester dominated England with his 'Puritan Faction' and controlled the Privy Council and the Queen
  • It was written by Catholic Propagandists, attacking Elizabeth for favoritising Leicester
  • It made the Cecil-Leicester rivalry publicly known

4. Who believes Elizabeth was "loyally served by her courtiers"?

  • David Starkey
  • Christopher Haigh
  • Dale Hoak
  • Simon Adams

5. When was Peter Wentworth imprisoned for advocating freedom of speech for MPs?

  • 1591
  • 1576
  • 1582
  • 1569

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