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

  • John Foxe - Orthodox
  • John Guy and Patrick Collinson - Post Revisionists
  • Norman Jones - Revisionists
  • Geoffrey Elton - Revisionists
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2. traditionally what is the main function of Parliament?

  • raising taxes and passing subsidies
  • Approving new laws
  • advising the queen

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

  • received widespread support - particularly in the commons
  • Elizabeth interevened and sent him to the tower
  • was stopped midflow and sent to the tower by the commons
  • was sent to the tower by parliament

4. what proportion of seats in the House of Commons were controlled by the House of Lords?

  • 3/4
  • 1/4
  • 1/3
  • 2/3

5. Neale pointed out a group known as the Puritan choir - how many members did it contain?

  • 59
  • 68
  • 46
  • 107

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