Flashcards in Relgious divisions on Elizabeth's accession Deck (18)
How can Elizabeth's religion be best described?
What is an evangelical?
A person whose beliefs are based on faith alone
What are Puritans?
Extreme Protestants who followed the teachings of John Calvin
What is a recusant?
A Catholic who refused to attend services of the Church of England
What is an Erastian state?
When the Head of the State is also the Head of the Church
What is an Anabaptist?
Radical religious person who believes religion should be based on scriptures/texts. Believe in polygamy and other controversial practices
How old was Elizabeth when she came to the throne?
Mary knew that Elizabeth would change the religion of the country and so did this lead to her challenging the Act of Succession?
Who was the only Marian bishop willing to coronate Elizabeth as Queen?
The bishop of Carlisle
Who was responsible for tutoring Elizabeth in the Protestant faith during her formative years?
How many Protestant exiles returned to England after Mary's death?
Who was the key Protestant division of the time between?
John Knox and Richard Cox
Who was chosen as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1559? What was his connection to Elizabeth?
Matthew Parker; Chaplain to Anne Boleyn
What was the name of the 1559 treaty that ended Mary's conflict with France?
How many 'Puritan' MPs were sitting in the House of Commons at the beginning of Elizabeth's reign?
Why did Elizabeth give Parker and Cecil positions of power?
They were both moderate Protestants
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