Foreign Policy: 1570-1585

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Who were the Hugenots in France?
French Calvinist Protestants
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Which plot against Elizabeth occured in 1571?
The Ridolfi Plot
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Which plot against Elizabeth occured in 1585?
The Parry Plot
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Which plot against Elizabeth occured in 1583?
The Throckmorton Plot
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Why was the Ridolfi plot so dangerous?
Mary Queen of Scots and Philip II of Spain were both implicated.
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What year was Elizabeth excommunicated by the Pope?
1570
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Who did the excommunication of Elizabeth affect the most?
The Jesuits
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When did the Northern Rebellion occur?
1569
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Who did the rebels of the Northern Rebellion want to put on the throne?
Mary Queen of Scots
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Who was assassinated in 1584 that caused the rebels in the Spanish Netherlands to stop rebellion?
William of Orange
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When was the Pacification of Ghent?
1576
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What was the Pacification of Ghent?
The unification of two main provinces of the Netherlands: Utrecht and Arras.
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What did the Treaty of Blois in 1572 establish?
A defensive league between France and England against Spain.
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What was the Treaty of Joinville in 1585?
Philip II joining forces with the Catholic League of France.
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What was the Treaty of Nonsuch in 1585?
Elizabeth joining forces with the Dutch rebels.
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Who was arguably the largest threat to English security in this time period?
Spain
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Which plot against Elizabeth occured in 1583?

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Why was the Ridolfi plot so dangerous?

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