Why did Kings struggle to rule England?

In this lesson, you will bring together all the examples you have looked at to see what made ruling England difficult.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.What did Edward use Parliament to pass?

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Q2.From which of the following groups did Edward collect taxes without asking parliament?

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Q3.Why did Edward attack Wales?

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Q4.Why did Edward fail to rule Scotland?

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Q5.Which of the following groups was not represented in parliament?

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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 did Edward use Parliament to pass?

1/5

Q2.From which of the following groups did Edward collect taxes without asking parliament?

2/5

Q3.Why did Edward attack Wales?

3/5

Q4.Why did Edward fail to rule Scotland?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following groups was not represented in parliament?

5/5

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Quiz:

Why did Kings struggle to rule England?

Complete these 5 questions to check your understanding from today's lesson

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What was King John forced to sign in 1215?

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Q2.What was the name of the Council that ruled England with Henry III?

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Q3.Which monarch did get threatened or punished with excommunication?

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Q4.What did Edward use Parliament to pass?

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Q5.Which of these did NOT help Edward rule England?

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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:

Why did Kings struggle to rule England?

Complete these 5 questions to check your understanding from today's lesson

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What was King John forced to sign in 1215?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the Council that ruled England with Henry III?

2/5

Q3.Which monarch did get threatened or punished with excommunication?

3/5

Q4.What did Edward use Parliament to pass?

4/5

Q5.Which of these did NOT help Edward rule England?

5/5

Lesson summary: Why did Kings struggle to rule England?

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