Somerset and Foreign Policy

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Why did negotiations with the French end?
Francais I died and Henry II was much more agressive
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Why was there a war in 1547 and what was the result of the conflict?
Renewal of the Franco-Scottish alliance, 4000 french troops sent to Scotland, England won the battle of Pinkie but couldnt hold the border lands
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What was the epistle of Exhoration? Was it successful?
Proposed a union between England and Scotland by marrying Edward to Mary but they preferred to side with the French and Mary was taken to France
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Why did Somerset find it difficult to maintain the campaign in Scotland?
Somerset was reluctant to leave London in case the French attacked Boulogne and was very expensive
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Why in 1549 was Somerset undecided about the troops movements?
Didn't want to lose hold of the Scottish border lands but there were peasant uprisings to deal with and a possible attack on the channel
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Convincing win at the battle of pinkie?
Success
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Somerset was a very good field general
Success
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Unlucky to be faced with Henry II
Success
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Franco-Scottish alliance
Failure
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Failed to press advantage after Pinkie
Failure
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Failed to redeploy troops 1549?
Failure
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Indecisive nature
Failure
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found it hard to delegate authority?
Failure
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Did try to set up a marriage between Edward and Mary Queen of Scots
Success
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Protestantism frustrated Charles V
Failure
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Chronic money shortage
Failure
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