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1. In 1571 Wentworth spoke on the common's privilege - what happened?

  • was stopped midflow and sent to the tower by the commons
  • Elizabeth interevened and sent him to the tower
  • was sent to the tower by parliament
  • received widespread support - particularly in the commons
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2. what proportion of seats in the House of Commons were controlled by the House of Lords?

  • 1/3
  • 1/4
  • 2/3
  • 3/4

3. petitions asking for the queen to allow the debate of the succession (organised by the Privy Council) were introduced when?

  • 1567
  • 1566 and 1567
  • 1566 and 1571
  • 1584

4. the enfranchisement of the boroughs led to what?

  • more government control over parliament
  • an increasing amount of trained gentry sitting in Parliament
  • more seats

5. Which Historians pioneered the idea the Parliament was controlled by the Privy Council

  • John Guy and Patrick Collinson - Post Revisionists
  • John Foxe - Orthodox
  • Geoffrey Elton - Revisionists
  • Norman Jones - Revisionists

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