What challenges did Elizabeth face from abroad?

This lesson examines the position of England in Europe and its traditional relationships with Spain, France, Scotland and the Papal States. It will then compare this to the position of England when Elizabeth came to the throne in 1558.

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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!

Q1.What was the name of the financial support Elizabeth received from Parliament?

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Q2.Which was the main source of income for the monarch?

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Q3.Apart from granting subsidies, what was the other main function of Parliament during Elizabeth's reign?

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Q4.Why was money an issue for Elizabeth in 1558?

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Q5.How much debt was Elizabeth left with at the beginning of her reign?

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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.What was the name of the financial support Elizabeth received from Parliament?

1/5

Q2.Which was the main source of income for the monarch?

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Q3.Apart from granting subsidies, what was the other main function of Parliament during Elizabeth's reign?

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Q4.Why was money an issue for Elizabeth in 1558?

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Q5.How much debt was Elizabeth left with at the beginning of her reign?

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Elizabeth's challenges from abroad

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Q1.With which country did Scotland form the 'Auld Alliance'?

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Q2.Which monarch before Elizabeth lost the port of Calais in France?

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Q3.Which religion was Mary, Queen of Scots?

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Q4.Which country in Europe took control of the Papal States in the 1520s?

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Q5.How did European countries react to Elizabeth's religious changes when she became Queen?

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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:

Elizabeth's challenges from abroad

Please complete the questions based on your learning in today's lesson.

Q1.With which country did Scotland form the 'Auld Alliance'?

1/5

Q2.Which monarch before Elizabeth lost the port of Calais in France?

2/5

Q3.Which religion was Mary, Queen of Scots?

3/5

Q4.Which country in Europe took control of the Papal States in the 1520s?

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Q5.How did European countries react to Elizabeth's religious changes when she became Queen?

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