Elizabeth I - Chapter 8, pgs. 308-348 Summary & Analysis

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Moray is assassinated in Scotland and Mary's supporters take control. The French still support Mary. Elizabeth agrees to allow Sussex to lead troops to Scotland for very limited action. The French send word that they want Mary restored to the throne. Elizabeth has a list of conditions drawn up to begin negotiations.

In 1970, Elizabeth is excommunicated by the Pope. This put English Catholics in the position of having to choose between Pope and Queen. Parliament meets and expands the definition of treason. They also make it a forfeiture of the right of succession if the person tries to usurp the throne.

By the end of 1570, most of the details regarding Mary's restoration have been worked out but the emissaries of King James will not accept them. A conspiracy forms to have the Pope's forces invade England. Philip and Alva want to...

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