Elizabeth Church Settlements Act's and Parliamentary Sessions

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Act of Supremacy 1559
Restored royal supremacy over the Church. Gave legislative authoriy to the crown in matters of religion.
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Act of Uniformity 1559
Restored a single form of worship. Provided for a new Book of Common Prayer, required churches to use a communion table rather than an alter.
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Royal Injuctions 1559
Made Provisions for the introductionof the Act of Uniformity at a parish level. Required local officals to adopt a 'Protestant' view of worship and practise.
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Thirty-Nine-Articles of Religion 1563
Defined the faith of Elizabethan Church. Article 17 emphasised predestination, linking the Elizabethan Church to more radical, Calvnist teachings.
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5th Jan. 1559 - 8th May 1559.
Reasons Called: Achieve religious settlement. Events: Pushed through parliament by the effects of strongly Prot councillors (Cecil with the assistance of Bacon, Cooke and Knollys): conservative opposition of House of Lords.
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12th Jan. 1563 - 10th April 1563. & 30th Sep. 1566 - 2nd Jan. 1567
Reason Called: Elizabeth sought a subsidy; parliament was concerned to solve marriage and succession which Elizabeth considered royal prerogative. In 1563 Privy Councillors openly pressed the marriage issues.
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12th Jan. 1563 - 10th April 1563. & 30th Sep. 1566 - 2nd Jan. 1567 Continued
Elizabeth frustrated passage of refirmist bill in 1566 - 1567
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2nd April 1571 - 29th May 1571.
Reason Called Strengthening of treason laws against Catholics after excommunication of Elizabeth Call for subsidy to pay for Suppression of 1569 Northern Rebellion.
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2nd April 1571 - 29th May 1571. Continued
Events: Request for subsidy obliged; treason laws passed. Privy Council removed William Strickland who proposed a more Prot Book of Common Prayer (annoying the Queen and memebers of Privy Council who wanted moderate change)
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8th May 1572 - 30th June 1572.
Reason Called: MPs call for Norfolk and MQS execution after Ridolfi Plot. First statutory attempts to introduced a poor law. Events: MPs call for executions prompted by Cecil's MofB; MPs clearly acceded to PCs wishes.
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8th May 1572 - 30th June 1572. Continued
Elizabeth personally objected to the bill for MQS execution: refused to give assent to a bill which bar MQS from successions.
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8th Feb. 1576 - 15th March 1567
Reason Called: Recall of 1572 Events: Parliament shows compliance in voting for subsidy. Some PCs support a commons petition for further reform. Commons own imprisonment of Peter Wentworth for infringing Royal Prerogative.
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16th Jan. 1581 - 18th March 1581
Parliament shows compliance, granting subsidy and legislation against Catholics.
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23rd Nov. 1584 - 29th March 1585
Reason Called: Further anti-Catholic legislation. Events: Passed Act of Surety of the Queen's Person, giving legislation basis to the bond of Association. Elizabeth blocked Burghley's attempt to legislation for succesion should she die.
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23rd Nov. 1584 - 29th March 1585 Continued.
Acts passed deeming Jesuits and other Catholic priests traitors.
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29th Oct. 1586 - 23rd March 1587
Reason Called:Elizabeth allowed Parliament to discuss whether MQS should be executed. Elizabeth disregarded habits of all her reign and sough parliamentary adive. Attempt at Presbyterian reform by numbers of MPs ended with thier leaders' imprisonment
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29th Oct. 1586 - 23rd March 1587 Continued.
Elizabeth procrastinated w/r to MQS
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Restored a single form of worship. Provided for a new Book of Common Prayer, required churches to use a communion table rather than an alter.

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Act of Uniformity 1559

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Made Provisions for the introductionof the Act of Uniformity at a parish level. Required local officals to adopt a 'Protestant' view of worship and practise.

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Defined the faith of Elizabethan Church. Article 17 emphasised predestination, linking the Elizabethan Church to more radical, Calvnist teachings.

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Reasons Called: Achieve religious settlement. Events: Pushed through parliament by the effects of strongly Prot councillors (Cecil with the assistance of Bacon, Cooke and Knollys): conservative opposition of House of Lords.

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