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A test on timeline knowledge from 1547-1572, for A2 history students studying AQA the triumph of Elizabeth britain.

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What year did Henry VIII die?
1547
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In 1549, two rebellions began. What were they called?
Ketts and Western Rebellions
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When Somerset fell from power in 1549, who was made Lord President of the Council in 1550?
Duke of Northumberland (Earl of Warwick)
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Edward died in 1553, what other major events happened in this year?
A plot to put Lady Jane Grey on the throne, and Mary I proclaimed Queen.
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Wyatts rebellion took place in 1554. It occured MAINLY because of...
Mary I decision to marry Philip II of Spain
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Mary began burning heretics in 1555. How many were murdered?
289
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What year did war with France begin?
1557
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What year saw the death of Mary and the accession of Elizabeth (and coincidently William Cecil appointed Secretary)
1558
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There was a succession crisis in 1562. This occured when Elizabeth...
Fell seriously ill with small pox
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What did the Thirty Nine Articles do, and when were they issued?
They defined the faith of the Church of England , and were issued in 1563
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In 1567 Mary Queen of Scots abdicates the throne. This is because....
She made herself politically vulnerable by marrying her ex husbands suspected killer...
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William Cecil and Elizabeth impounded Spanish bullion ships seeking shelter in English ports. Suprisingly it had no major repercussions. This was mainly because...
The Spanish didn
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Why did Pope Pius V excommunicate Elizabeth in 1570?
He did not see her as a legitimate heir
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What was the name of the plot where the primary goal was to assasinate Elizabeth?
Ridolfi Plot
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