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1. Why did the Queen Prorogue Parliament in 1576?

  • Elizabeth was forced to accept a well worded petition on the succession
  • Elizabeth didn't want to deal with a petition to marry
  • Elizabeth blocked attempts at religious reform
  • Elizabeth needed to 'lose' a bill demanding MQS' execution
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2. How many times did Elizabeth use her veto due to flaws in drafting?

  • 15/34
  • 8/34
  • 17/36
  • 12/36

3. Neale argued that Parliament used the subsidy as a bargaining tool - showing Parliaments growing power

  • true
  • false

4. Parliament tried to use public pressure to influence the queen when was this seen?

  • 1586 Huge petitions to replace the Prayer Book with the Book of Discipline
  • 15746 - petition to remove Wentworth from the tower of London
  • 1581 Anti- Catholic legislation
  • 1584 petitions against whitgifts suspensions

5. Elizabeth used speeches as a method of control, when was her famous golden speech and what did she say?

  • 1601: "there is no Prince who loves his subjects better"
  • 1601: "Queen and Parliament must work together for our nation"
  • 1586: "there is no Prince who loves his subjects better"
  • 1587: "Queen and Parliament must work together for our nation"

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