History exam question

Announcements
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    This is the information provided in the textbook:

    The government in Elizabethan England centred on
    the monarch. During, and even before, the Elizabethan
    period, monarchs of England believed they had the
    right to rule ‘by the grace of God.’ This was later known
    as divine right*. Because of this, Elizabeth I made
    government policy, making all the most important
    decisions with the advice of her Privy Council. She could
    also:
    • declare war and make peace
    • call and dismiss parliament, and agree to, or reject,
    any laws they voted for
    • rule in some legal cases, for example, if the law was
    unclear or if people appealed a judgement
    • grant titles, lands, money, and jobs.
    To reward people with special privileges, such as a grant
    of land, a title or championing a cause, is known as
    patronage. Patronage is a very effective way of getting
    support from people and controlling them. What the
    queen gave, she could also take away if displeased.
    Other wealthy people could give patronage too, but the
    queen was the ultimate patron.

    If the question was: Describe two features of the Power of the Monarch in 1558 what two points could you include, and how do you develop them to get the full four marks?
 
 
 
Write a reply… Reply
Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. Oops, you need to agree to our Ts&Cs to register
  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: October 5, 2016
TSR Support Team
Poll
What is your favourite day of the week
Useful resources

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.