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Oxford Revise: AQA GCSE History: Elizabethan England, c1568–1603

Revise with confidence for your AQA GCSE History exam.

ISBN-10: 1382053711

ISBN-13: 9781382053716

About Oxford Revise: AQA GCSE History: Elizabethan England, c1568-1603 revision guide 

Oxford Revise AQA GCSE History: Elizabethan England, c1568–1603 provides you with all the key information you need to revise and prepare for this British depth study.

Oxford Revise takes you through what to revise and how to do it. Revise your understanding of the knowledge and key concepts you need for your History exam.

Contents list

1. Elizabeth I, her court, and the difficulties of being a female ruler

2. A ‘Golden Age’

3. The Poor

4. English sailors

5. Religious matters

6. Mary Queen of Scots

7. Conflict with Spain

8. Historic Environment: Hardwick Hall

9. Historic Environment: The Globe Theatre

10. Historic Environment: The defeat of the Spanish Armada

11. Historic Environment: Kenilworth Castle

12. Historic Environment: Burghley’s Almshouses at Stamford

13. Historic Environment: Sheffield Manor Lodge

14. Historic Environment: The Americas and Drake’s circumnavigation

Revise effectively with Oxford Revise

This guide covers the British depth study Elizabethan England, c1568–1603, 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

Author: Paul Martin


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.


About Paul Martin

Author and editor for Oxford Revise Edexcel/AQA History. Freelance author, editor and education resource developer, with a specialism in secondary history, and over 20 years’ experience of education publishing; former reviewer of school history tours for Edexcel.


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