Was Elizabeth I 'weak and feeble'?

In this lesson, we will be learning about the monarchs who succeeded King Henry VIII. We will learn about the religious tensions, between Catholicism and Protestantism, that developed with each new monarch who rose to the throne. We will conclude the lesson by learning about King Philip’s plots to overthrow Elizabeth I and ultimately, her victory over the Spanish Armada. This lesson covers beheading and death. If this is a sensitive topic for your child then please make sure they are adequately supervised.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who fought in the battle of Stamford Bridge? Select three answers.

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Q2.What was Richard I known as?

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Q3.What was the first job Henry II gave to Thomas Beckett?

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Q4.What were the monuments called that Edward I built to honour his wife, Eleanor of Castile?

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Q5.What was the main reason Henry VIII chose to leave the Roman Catholic Church?

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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.Who fought in the battle of Stamford Bridge? Select three answers.

Select three (3) boxes

1/5

Q2.What was Richard I known as?

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Q3.What was the first job Henry II gave to Thomas Beckett?

3/5

Q4.What were the monuments called that Edward I built to honour his wife, Eleanor of Castile?

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Q5.What was the main reason Henry VIII chose to leave the Roman Catholic Church?

5/5

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Was Elizabeth I 'weak and feeble'?

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Q1.Which of the following monarchs were in favour of Protestantism? Select three answers.

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Q2.Elizabeth I rejected King Philip II of Spain's proposal of marriage.

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Q3.Why did Philip II support Mary Queen of Scot’s uprising?

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Q4.Why did Philip II's Spanish Armada fail? Choose two reasons.

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Q5.Why do you think Elizabeth I said she had ‘the body of a weak and feeble woman’ but ‘the heart and stomach of a king’?

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Was Elizabeth I 'weak and feeble'?

End of lesson quiz

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following monarchs were in favour of Protestantism? Select three answers.

Select three (3) boxes

1/5

Q2.Elizabeth I rejected King Philip II of Spain's proposal of marriage.

2/5

Q3.Why did Philip II support Mary Queen of Scot’s uprising?

3/5

Q4.Why did Philip II's Spanish Armada fail? Choose two reasons.

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Why do you think Elizabeth I said she had ‘the body of a weak and feeble woman’ but ‘the heart and stomach of a king’?

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