How significant a threat did the Revolt of the Northern Earls pose to Elizabeth?

This is the second lesson on the Northern Earls Revolt which explores the events of the revolt in more detail. It then considers the aftermath and why this was a turning point in Elizabeth's reign, as Elizabeth faced excommunication as a result of this. Students will then judge the significance of the revolt.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which ranked most highly of the groups below?

1/5

Q2.Which religion were the Earls of the North?

2/5

Q3.Concern over the succession of the next monarch relates to which cause?

3/5

Q4.The Earls of Northumberland and Westmorland were angry about the appointment of John Pilkington. Why?

4/5

Q5.How was Mary, Queen of Scots originally involved in the conspiracy?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which ranked most highly of the groups below?

1/5

Q2.Which religion were the Earls of the North?

2/5

Q3.Concern over the succession of the next monarch relates to which cause?

3/5

Q4.The Earls of Northumberland and Westmorland were angry about the appointment of John Pilkington. Why?

4/5

Q5.How was Mary, Queen of Scots originally involved in the conspiracy?

5/5

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Quiz:

Northern Earls Revolt Significance

Answer the questions below to check your understanding of today's lesson.

Q1.What happened to the Duke of Norfolk during the Revolt?

1/5

Q2.What happened when the rebels seized Durham Cathedral?

2/5

Q3.Why did the rebel forces retreat?

3/5

Q4.Which option below is correct in relation to the aftermath?

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Q5.What happened in 1570?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Northern Earls Revolt Significance

Answer the questions below to check your understanding of today's lesson.

Q1.What happened to the Duke of Norfolk during the Revolt?

1/5

Q2.What happened when the rebels seized Durham Cathedral?

2/5

Q3.Why did the rebel forces retreat?

3/5

Q4.Which option below is correct in relation to the aftermath?

4/5

Q5.What happened in 1570?

5/5

Lesson summary: How significant a threat did the Revolt of the Northern Earls pose to Elizabeth?

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