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Oxford Revise Edexcel GCSE History: Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88

Learn everything you need to know about your British depth topic, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88. You will cover all of the areas you need to do well in your Edexcel GCSE History exam.

ISBN-10: 1382040415

ISBN-13: 9781382040419

About Oxford Revise Edexcel GCSE History: Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88 revision guide 

This revision guide will ensure you cover the full specification for this British depth topic for the GCSE Edexcel History exam.

All the key knowledge you need to know about Early Elizabethan England is clearly covered in one book. You will build your confidence for the exam for all topics, from Elizabeth’s accession to everyday life.

Retrieval questions help you check your learning. Exam practice questions and model answers will give you plenty of exam practice.

Contents list

History: Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88

  1. Elizabeth’s accession
  2. The religious settlement
  3. The problem of Mary, Queen of Scots
  4. Plot and revolts at home
  5. Spain
  6. Education and leisure
  7. The problem of the poor
  8. Exploration and voyages of discovery
Revise effectively with Oxford Revise

This guide covers every topic in the Edexcel GCSE History: Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88 course in depth, using clear, easy-to-understand language. Key terms boxes highlight the important words and language that you need to understand and help you to use them confidently. Revision tips give you quick ways to understand the core concepts and practice remembering them.

Each chapter has lots of exam-style questions for you to practice. These are designed to build your confidence, consolidate your knowledge and stretch your understanding. Exam tips show you how to interpret questions, what you need to do in your answers, and give you advice on how to get as many marks as possible.

The Oxford Revise approach

Oxford Revise uses a clear three-step method to get you ready for your exams.

Step 1: Knowledge – learn the facts
Everything you need to know in each chapter is summarised in an easy-to-follow Knowledge Organiser.

Step 2: Retrieval – check you’ve retained the knowledge
Quick-fire recall questions and answers make sure you have learned the knowledge you will need for your exams.

Step 3: Practice – complete questions in the style of the final exams
Practice applying your knowledge and skills with plenty of exam-style questions, featuring hints and tips from revision and subject experts.

Our expert authors
Series editor: Aaron Wilkes

Aaron Wilkes
Sarah Hartsmith

About Aaron Wilkes

Aaron has over 25 years’ experience working in schools as a teacher, department, and faculty leader.

He also leads the PGCE Secondary History course at the University of Warwick and is published widely as a school textbook author, mainly for Oxford University Press.

He is the co-creator/owner of an online History journal (practicalhistories.com) and is involved with the BBC as an Educational Consultant for their Bitesize and Teach platforms.

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