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When were Mary's 'phantom pregnancies'?
1555 and 1558
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When did Mary marry Philip of Spain?
1554
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What was the age gap between Mary and Philip?
11 years
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Who did Gardiner support as a potential husband for Mary?
Edward Courtenay
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Who supported the marriage proposal to Philip?
Paget
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When did Parliament speak out against the marriage to Philip?
1553
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How many men did Thomas Wyatt raise?
4,000 (in Kent) - Suffolk raised just 140 men
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How many executions took place following the Wyatt Rebellion?
90 commoners, Wyatt, Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley. Persuaded to be lenient by Paget.
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When did Cardinal Pole arrive in England?
1554
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How many Protestants fled?
800
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What was the First Statute of Repeal?
Act in 1553 which restored the 1539 Act of Six Articles
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How many clergy were deprived for not giving up their wives?
800
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When was the Second Statute of Repeal?
1554 - restored Papal Supremacy
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Value of monastic lands returned by the crown?
£60,000
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First of 274 to be executed in 1555?
John Rogers
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Position given to Pole in 1555?
Archbishop of Canterbury
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When was Pole's Legatine Synod?
1555
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How many dispensations were issued for pluralism?
200
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How many clergy were burnt?
26 (5 bishops)
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How many husbandmen were burnt?
100
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How many women were burnt?
55
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How many children were burnt?
4
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How many were burnt in Bonner's diocese of London?
112
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Spanish ambassasor used for advice?
Renard
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Expanded Council to how many?
43 - initially loyal supporters, then needed experienced Edwardian politicians too
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Exchequer restored in 1554 by Paulet handled what percentage of revenue?
75%
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Custom rates increased in 1558 by how much?
£29,000 - £83,000pa. First update to rates since 1507
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Rise in rents increased income by how much?
£40,000pa
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Influenza killed how many?
1 in 10
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Muscovy Company was created in what year?
1555
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Debt over the reign?
Inherited £185,000, left £300,000 (according to Loades)
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Plans for recoinage in what year?
1556 - put on hold due to economic hardship
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Military success in 1557?
St Quentin, 7,000 men under Pembroke helped Spanish defeat French
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When did Calais fall?
1558
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Improvements to Navy?
3 ships in 1555, 21 in 1557, establishment of a Naval Treasurer (Benjamin Gonson) and a peacetime Naval fund
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Policies to tackle poverty?
Strict enforcement of laws against grain hoarders and JPs given power to provide poor relief
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