Extension materials – Elizabeth I’s war with England’s Catholics


Edward Campion meets his fate

If you click here you will get to Jessie Childs’ article in History Extra.

In it, she asks explains that given that “England’s Elizabethan Catholics were public enemy number one. Their Masses were banned and their priests were executed”. She continues to ask “what was life like for ‘recusants’ and ‘church papists’ in a hostile Protestant state” ?

Other useful sites to support your work;

Here you can find the more simple S-cool revision site. Useful if you want to secure basic concepts.

Here J.P.Sommerville explores the three phases of Elizabethan Catholicism

Here Elizabethi.org explores why and how the relationship between the monarch and her Catholic subjects worsened

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