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1

How can Elizabeth's religion be best described?

Evangelical

2

What is an evangelical?

A person whose beliefs are based on faith alone

3

What are Puritans?

Extreme Protestants who followed the teachings of John Calvin

4

What is a recusant?

A Catholic who refused to attend services of the Church of England

5

What is an Erastian state?

When the Head of the State is also the Head of the Church

6

What is an Anabaptist?

Radical religious person who believes religion should be based on scriptures/texts. Believe in polygamy and other controversial practices

7

How old was Elizabeth when she came to the throne?

25

8

Mary knew that Elizabeth would change the religion of the country and so did this lead to her challenging the Act of Succession?

No

9

Who was the only Marian bishop willing to coronate Elizabeth as Queen?

The bishop of Carlisle

10

Who was responsible for tutoring Elizabeth in the Protestant faith during her formative years?

Catherine Parr

11

How many Protestant exiles returned to England after Mary's death?

400

12

Who was the key Protestant division of the time between?

John Knox and Richard Cox

13

Who was chosen as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1559? What was his connection to Elizabeth?

Matthew Parker; Chaplain to Anne Boleyn

14

What was the name of the 1559 treaty that ended Mary's conflict with France?

Cateau-Canbesis

15

How many 'Puritan' MPs were sitting in the House of Commons at the beginning of Elizabeth's reign?

25

16

Why did Elizabeth give Parker and Cecil positions of power?

They were both moderate Protestants

17

What is the situation in Scotland when Elizabeth takes the throne?

Mary of Guise and French troops in Scotland; Protestants ask for help from Elizabeth leads to Treaty of Edinburgh which is good for Elizabeth

18

What is the situation in France throughout Mary's reign?

Elizabeth makes the treaty of Cateau-Cambesis but she helps some French Protestants in 1562 which leads to the French refusing to give Calais back or pay the money for it