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8 May – Elizabeth I, her Act of Uniformity and her middle road

On this day in Tudor history, Queen Elizabeth I gave her approval to the Acts of Uniformity and Supremacy. The Act of Uniformity was incredibly important and it reflected the queen's wish to follow a middle road where religion was concerned.

But what was this act? What did it establish? What did Elizabeth want for England and what happened?

I explain all in today's video.

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