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when was Elizabeth crowned Queen and until when did she reign?
1588-1603
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Who asked to maryr Queen Elizabeth?
King Philip II of Spain
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Who had just died at the start of Elizabeth's reign?
Mary I
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Why didn't Elizabeth want to end the war with France when she knew she couldn't afford it?
Because she thought that it would be a bad start to her reign with no victory
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What did Philip promise to do? What was the condition?
He promised to use Spain's armies to help her against the French if she married him
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Why did she not want to marry him? say 3 things
She was Protestant and he was Catholic, he was unpopular in England, he would take her power
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Why did she want to marry him? 2 reasons
His promise, expected to have children.
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What were her advisers called?
The Privy Council
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What did she order everyone to do when a law was passed in 1559?
To attend church of England services
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Why did she invent the 'middle way'?
To keep both Protestants and Catholics happy.
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What did she do to people who did not go to church?
Fined them
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What was the role of the justice of the peace?
To keep a record of people who missed church services
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why did the Privy council need spies?
To catch traitors
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How were traitors executed?
Hung, drawn and quartered
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Why did some Catholics Plot to kill Elizabeth?
They wanted Mary, Queen of Scots to rule England as she was a Catholic
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For how many years did Elizabeth keep Mary prisoner?
19 years
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Why did Elizabeth hesitate to execute Mary?
She was chosen by God, she said she knew nothing about plots, Spanish enemies would be angry
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When did she sign Mary's death warrant?
1587
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Who did Elizabeth blame for Mary's death?
The Privy Council
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What were some of Spain's plans?
130 warships, 35'000 men, depend on power of Spain, Pray to God
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What were some of England's plans?
150 ships+28 warships, noblemen, 5'000 men, depend on skills of English sailors, pray to God
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