Rebellions

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1. What caused the Earl of Essex to be suspended from the Privy Council and placed under house arrest?

  • Returning to court without permission in 1599
  • Failing the war in Ireland
  • Negotiating with James VI on the subject of succession
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2. How many soldiers died in total during the war with Ireland?

  • 15,000
  • 50,000
  • 30,000
  • 100,000

3. Who states that Elizabeth dealt with the Northern rebellion "decisively"?

  • David Starkey
  • John Guy
  • Christopher Haigh
  • Wallace MacCaffrey

4. How much did the war against Ireland cost England?

  • £2 million
  • £300,000
  • £5 million
  • £900,000

5. What was the total number of rebels in the Revolt of the Northern Earls?

  • 400
  • 50,000
  • 6,000
  • 3,000

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