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Here is a summary timeline of key events for students taking Early Elizabethan England (1558-88).

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GCSE: Early Elizabethan England (1558-88) - Timeline of Key Events

Try this revision activity on the Spanish Armada. There are five multiple-choice questions. However, to crack the code, you need to get all five correct at the same time!

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GCSE: The Spanish Armada - "Codecracker" Revision Activity

Try this revision activity on the Revolt of the Northern Earls. There are five multiple-choice questions. However, to crack the code, you need to get all five correct at the...

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GCSE: Revolt of the Northern Earls - "Codecracker" Revision Activity

The Babington Plot of 1686 was the third key plot against the life of Elizabeth I (following the Ridolfi Plot in 1571 and the Throckmorton Plot in 1583). The Babington Plot ultimately resulted...

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The Babington Plot (1586)

The Throckmorton Plot involved a plan to encourage a popular uprising amongst English Catholic nobles in the north of England. Like the Ridolfi Plot in 1571, this too was thwarted.

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The Throckmorton Plot (1583)

The Ridolfi plot of 1571 involved an Italian banker called Roberto Ridolfi who carried messages from Mary Queen of Scots to Pope Pius V and Philip II of Spain encouraging the...

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The Ridolfi Plot (1571)

The Battle of Gravelines was an important event in the English defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588.

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Battle of Gravelines (1588)

Try this 8-ball Challenge activity. Allocate the 8-balls to the answer(s) that you think might be correct. Try and keep all 8 by the end of the fifth question. Good...

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GCSE: Elizabethan England - '8 Ball Challenge' Revision Activity


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