By Carole Levin

The Reign of Elizabeth I appears on the problems Elizabeth and England confronted in the course of a time of battle and financial misery, and nice social and cultural adjustments. in this time, England grew to become a Protestant kingdom, and even though Elizabeth attempted to maintain peace, through the tip of her reign England used to be thinking about a conflict with Catholic Spain. The interval was once additionally major culturally and socially, as gender expectancies replaced and Shakespeare's performs have been a part of an exceptional cultural improvement.

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Elizabeth retaliated, and trade between England and the Netherlands crashed to a halt. For England, customs duties were critical to the financial health of the country. Along with land revenues, they were the main source of regular income. As much as one-half of the cloth that was produced in England was exported.

This might have been a clever compromise . . [but] most of the leading figures in Elizabeth’s Church spent the reign itching to get rid of the half of the Church they thought did not belong . . Elizabeth thus achieved what she wanted. 27 The following discussion attempts to clarify the term as much as possible. Historians have used the term, however loosely, to refer to those Protestants who opposed the Elizabethan Settlement of 1559. In the latter part of Elizabeth’s reign many people, themselves Protestants, used the term “Puritan” as a form of abuse.

The homily against rebellion, which was to be read frequently on Sundays in church, used many stories from the Bible demonstrating that rebellion against the sovereign was a sin against God, and the people’s primary duty was obedience. The frontispiece to the 1569 Bishops’ Bible was an illustration of the Queen. ”16 The majority of Elizabeth’s subjects, whether secretly Catholic in perspective or not, obediently attended Church on Sundays since they could be fined a shilling for non-attendance.

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