(1553-1558) earned the nickname “Bloody Mary”. She was a Catholic who refused to compromise and was determined to restore Catholicism in England. Around the 16th century, a lot of religious violence was occurring. In this time period of Mary’s reign, many Catholic churches often burned people at the stake, also known as Protestant Propaganda. England, unlike some other European countries, did not practice this method. Around this time, the Catholic Spanish Inquisition favored this method of execution.
pride created resentment. He was a weak administrator who refused to listen to the experts. The crisis came for Somerset, in 1559 when he failed to deal decisively with rebellions in the west and in Norfolk (which had been partly caused by his own policies). As Dale Hoak points out "his colleagues decided to get rid of him at this point not because he supported the poor but because he was incompetent". When Northumberland came into power, even though his reforms were far more extreme, with no possibility
colonies after 1870 as a predictable culmination of the long nineteenth century, which was ushered in by the industrial and political revolutions of the late 1700s. But at the same time, without serious attention to the processes and misguided policies that led to decades of agrarian and industrial depression from the late 1860s to the 1890s, as well as the social tensions and political rivalries that generated and were in turn fed by imperialist expansionism, one cannot begin to comprehend the