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I need to write a research paper on Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I. I could use some help regarding their history, problems, etc.

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There was a great deal of dissension between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. Elizabeth I was a masterful leader of the state, quite adept at holding her own against male leaders of the major powers of the time (i.e., Spain), as well seeming without equal in raising England out of its enormous debt after so many years of fighting between the royal houses in England. She was also a patroness of the arts, and England experienced a booming renaissance with regard to the literature, music, etc. She was able to be as harsh as her father, Henry VIII, when necessary, but was quietly be able to steer the nation toward peace, even religious peace (though there is talk that she was not as light-handed in this...

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