How threatening were Catholic plots after 1570?

This lesson focuses on the three Catholic plots that threatened Elizabeth I after 1569. We will examine the aims and consequences of the Ridolfi Plot, the Throckmorton Plot and the Babington Plot. We will also discuss why these plots represented a threat to Elizabeth's position as monarch.

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

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Q2.What happened when the rebels seized Durham Cathedral?

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Q3.Why did the rebel forces retreat?

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

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Q5.What happened in 1570?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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

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Q2.What happened when the rebels seized Durham Cathedral?

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Q3.Why did the rebel forces retreat?

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

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Q5.What happened in 1570?

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How threatening were Catholic plots after 1570?

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Q1.Who issued the papal bull of excommunication in 1570?

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Q2.Who did the plotters of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots want to overthrow? (Remove from the throne)

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Q3.Who did the plotters of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots want to place on the throne?

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Q4.Which of these was NOT aim of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton or Babington plots?

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Q5.Which of these countries did NOT conspire in any of the Catholic plots and rebellions (Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots)

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Q6.Which English noble had planned to marry Mary Queen of Scots in both the Northern Rebellion and The Ridolfi Plot?

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Q7.Who was expelled from England after the discovery of the Throckmorton Plot in 1583?

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Q8.What was the name of Elizabeth's 'spymaster' who was in control of the government's intelligence network?

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Q9.In which plot did Sir Francis Walsingham uncover a coded letter from Mary which gave her approval of the plot?

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Q10.How did Elizabeth I respond when news of Mary Queen of Scots involvement in the Babington Plot was uncovered?

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Quiz:

How threatening were Catholic plots after 1570?

You should complete this quiz after completing the lesson 'How threatening were Catholic plots after 1570?'

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Q1.Who issued the papal bull of excommunication in 1570?

1/10

Q2.Who did the plotters of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots want to overthrow? (Remove from the throne)

2/10

Q3.Who did the plotters of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots want to place on the throne?

3/10

Q4.Which of these was NOT aim of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton or Babington plots?

4/10

Q5.Which of these countries did NOT conspire in any of the Catholic plots and rebellions (Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots)

5/10

Q6.Which English noble had planned to marry Mary Queen of Scots in both the Northern Rebellion and The Ridolfi Plot?

6/10

Q7.Who was expelled from England after the discovery of the Throckmorton Plot in 1583?

7/10

Q8.What was the name of Elizabeth's 'spymaster' who was in control of the government's intelligence network?

8/10

Q9.In which plot did Sir Francis Walsingham uncover a coded letter from Mary which gave her approval of the plot?

9/10

Q10.How did Elizabeth I respond when news of Mary Queen of Scots involvement in the Babington Plot was uncovered?

10/10

Lesson summary: How threatening were Catholic plots after 1570?

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