Elizabeth I - Chapter 2, pgs. 30-29 Summary & Analysis

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During Edward's minority, the Privy Council was supposed to rule but Edward, Earl of Hertford has himself appointed Lord Protector and Governor. Her younger brother is named Baron Seymour of Sudeley. Seymour marries the Queen Dowager in 1547. Elizabethan first lives with them until she is sent to live in Cheshut.

Elizabeth involves herself in her studies with Roger Ascham. In 1548, Katherine Parr dies after giving birth to a daughter. Elizabeth's governess, Kat Ashley, promotes a match between Elizabeth and Seymour. Seymour makes his London home available to Elizabeth should she come to London.

The Lord Protector learns of Seymour's marriage plans and has the Council investigate. Parry and Kat are sentenced to the Tower. Elizabeth defends Kat during the weeks of questioning. An investigation instigated by the king resulted in Seymour being beheaded. Elizabeth manages to have Parry and Kat released...

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