Leicester And The Court Essays On Elizabethan Politics

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Some members of the nobility took their duties seriously and were involved in establishing institutions of religion or education.

The Earl of Leicester, for example, established a hospital in Warwick.

The most important courts were probably the Great Session (or Assizes), held twice a year in each county, and the Quarter Sessions Court, held four times a year.

Between them, these courts dealt with most crimes, such as theft, witchcraft, recusancy, murder, and assault.

Indeed, the political or religious views of an aristocrat was very important as it could and did influence the views of his tenants and subjects.

Also important to the government of the country were the courts of the land.We use cookies to make interactions with our website easy and meaningful, to better understand the use of our services, and to tailor advertising.For further information, including about cookie settings, please read our Cookie Policy .To learn more or modify/prevent the use of cookies, see our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy.The threat of invasion by Spain loomed large for much of Elizabeth I's reign, culminating in the launch of the Armada in 1588.Cities and towns even had their own hierarchy of government, and various officials to oversee certain matters, the principal official being the mayor.Also of great influence in Tudor and Elizabethan times were the nobility and gentry. Those who possessed it were wealthy, and masters of the tenants on the land as well as those who worked for them.First there were the national bodies of government such as the Privy Council and Parliament, then the regional bodies such as the Council of the Marches and the North, and then county and community bodies.National, or rather Central, government, consisted of: Monarch Privy Council Parliament These three bodies would work together to rule the country, make laws, raise money, and decide upon matters of religion and national defense.During Elizabeth's reign, it became settled in Ludlow, which made it effectively the capital of Wales, although it was in England.The Council of the North and the Council of the Marches were also part of a more localized method of government, and in Tudor England, local government was very important.

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