Elizabeth refuses Parliament's request to name her successor

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Historical Context Note

The English Parliament is dissolved, without having managed to persude Queen Elizabeth to name her successor. However, in response to their pleadings, she does agree to pursue marriage negotiations with Charles, Archduke of Austria.
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Editors. "Elizabeth refuses Parliament's request to name her successor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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