Problems for Elizabeth I - Marriage

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Key takeaways
An understanding of the arguments for and against Elizabeth marrying.
An understanding of the problem of an heir.
An understanding of who the contenders were.
Alice SolomonsHost: Alice read History at Lancaster University and is now Director of History. She has been teaching History for the past 6 years. She also is a Specialist Leader of Education in History and an AQA examiner. Alice's aim is simply to inspire her students to love History as much as she does!

Some of the arguments for Elizabeth marrying were that it could create alliances and it she could produce an heir. However, there were also arguments against Elizabeth marrying. Tune in to find out more! In this class, students will learn about the arguments for and against Elizabeth getting married as well as who the contenders were. Students will also learn about the problem of an heir. This class is aimed at students in Year 7 but is an interesting class for anyone interested in history!

Want to learn more about Elizabeth?: Problems for Elizabeth I - ReligionProblems for Elizabeth I - PlotsWas the Elizabethan Age Really A Golden One?

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Year 7.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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