the stability of monarchy, 1547-58

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What Year was Edward Crowned as King?
1547
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What year did Wyatt's Rebellion Happen? and who was the leader of the rebels?
1554 and Thomas Wyatt
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Why was Thomas Wyatt and the rebels rebelling?
The rebellion arose out of concern over Queen Mary I's determination to marry Philip of Spain, which was an unpopular policy with the English.
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What is the most important reason for the Devise?
By excluding Mary from the act of succession, this would keep the nation protestant as Mary was a catholic.
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what was the Act of Uniformity?
Religious law to enforce that everyone follows the same religion. Edwards was in 1549 and Marys was in 1553
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Why was there a Lord Protector needed when Edward came to the throne?
When Edward came to the throne he was only 9 years old, so needed someone to help him rule the country.
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Why was Wyatt's rebellion significant in Mary's reign?
the rebellion shows that the people of England didn't full support Mary as there was 4000 men rebelling against her marrying a foreigner.
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What were the Heresy Laws?
Laws made to punish anyone who rejects the state religion.
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Why was John Dudley executed in 1553?
Dudley masterminded the devise whereby he put Lady Jane Grey on the throne and not Mary. He was put on trial for treason and found guilty and was executed
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What is the connection between Latimer and the Heresy Laws?
Latimer was a Protestant Bishop so he was burned at the stake by Mary for rejecting the state religion.
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