Protest, Crisis and Rebellion in England, 1536-88? Key Acts passed

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When and what as the ship-rebuilding programme for? What was it closely followed by?
1555, to rebuild ships, it was followed in 1557 by a repair programme for which the Privy Council allocated funds
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What was the Arms Act, and when was it passed?
1558, it provided weapons for troops and so overcame the deficiencies in armaments
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Why and when was the Militia Act passed?
1558, improved efficiency in mustering troops by introducing penalties for failure to respond to the muster
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When and what was the Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis?
1559, peace negotiations with France, through it Calais remained in French hands
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When and what was the Treaty of Berwick?
1560, with the Scottish lords provided for financial and military help from England in order for Scotland to be rid of French control
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What was the Treaty of Edinburgh?
It meant that all foriegn troops were to withdraw from Scotland, and the Scottish lords of the congregation were to form a provisional government
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What was the Treaty of Hampton Court?
Elizabeth promised military aid to the Huguenots, taking the form of 6,000 troops and a loan of £3,000, in return England would hold Le Havre and Dieppe until Calais was restored
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What was the 1564 Peace of Troyes?
It brought hostilities of the French Wars of Religion and English intervention to an end
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When and why was the Treaty of Blois concluded?
1572, with France in which the two countries established a league to defend themselves against Spanish aggression
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What did the 1571 Treasons Act entail?
It made any written or spoken assertion that Elizabeth was not Queen a treasonable offence
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