Joseph Libassi


Compare and contrast the religious policies of TWO of the following:

Elizabeth I of England
Catherine de Medicis of France
Isabella I of Spain

Elizabeth I of England:

  • Didn't tolerate Puritans
  • Favored Pragmatism
  • She was the Supreme Governor of the Church of England

Catherine de Medicis of France:

  • Catholic
  • Attempted to reach compromise with Huguenots, but failed
  • Exterminated Protestantism through war, conversion, and expulsion
  • Blamed for St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Isabella I of Spain:

  • Titled Servant of God by Catholic Church
  • Expelled the Jews
  • Launched Spanish Inquisition