1. what proportion of seats in the House of Commons were controlled by the House of Lords?
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2. Why did the Queen Prorogue Parliament in 1576?
- Elizabeth needed to 'lose' a bill demanding MQS' execution
- Elizabeth was forced to accept a well worded petition on the succession
- Elizabeth blocked attempts at religious reform
- Elizabeth didn't want to deal with a petition to marry
3. traditionally what is the main function of Parliament?
- advising the queen
- raising taxes and passing subsidies
- Approving new laws
4. Neale argued that Parliament used the subsidy as a bargaining tool - showing Parliaments growing power
5. What is often seen as Parliaments greatest success?
- an increase in political skill
- getting Elizabeth to sign Norfolk death warrant in 1572
- getting her to discuss the succession
- getting Elizabeth to sign Norfolk and MQS' death warrants in 1572