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    Assess the role of the nobility in providing political stability in Tudor England

    5 star(s)

    This is a superb response that offers a balanced and accurate answer to the question with an impressive amount of evidence used in support. Some references to historiography would have…

    • Essay length: 1609 words
    • Submitted: 06/06/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 17/09/2013
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    The most important reason for Wolseys fall from power was his failure to obtain a divorce for Henry VIII- How far do you agree with this statement?

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    This is a concise and accurate response with clear understanding of events and sound evidence. The author is able to weigh up the relative importance of factors to reach an…

    • Essay length: 1102 words
    • Submitted: 04/01/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 26/07/2013
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    Labour weakness was the most important reason for Conservative dominance from 1951 to 1964. How far do you agree?

    5 star(s)

    This is a very strong response that demonstrates detailed knowledge and stays focused on the question. Both sides of the argument are considered and there is strong evaluation throughout. 5…

    • Essay length: 940 words
    • Submitted: 25/11/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 16/07/2013
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    Why did the Liberals lose the 1874 election?

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    This is a concise and highly accurate answer that focuses on the question throughout and offers evaluative points that are very well supported by evidence. Use of historiography and consideration…

    • Essay length: 1009 words
    • Submitted: 22/07/2008
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 16/07/2013
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    How liberal were Gladstone's domestic reforms during his first ministry?

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    This is an impressive response in which the author demonstrates a great deal of knowledge and organises ideas in a logical fashion. Gladstone's key reforms are evaluated carefully and a…

    • Essay length: 1467 words
    • Submitted: 20/04/2008
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 20/08/2013
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    ' Did Alexander II deserve the title Tsar Liberator

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    This is a very strong response that demonstrates real understanding of the strengths and limitations of Alexander II's reforms, reaching a clear judgment. On occasion, first sentences of paragraphs could…

    • Essay length: 989 words
    • Submitted: 15/11/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 26/07/2013
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    Did Oliver Cromwell achieve his objectives from 1642 to 1658?

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    This is an excellent response that addresses the question well throughout and, with the exception of one slip into narrative, provides balanced and well supported explanation and evaluation. …

    • Essay length: 2367 words
    • Submitted: 23/06/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 26/07/2013
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    In what ways and to what extent does the concept of Spain's Golden Age apply more specifically to the reign of Philip II than to the whole period 1474 - 1598?

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    This is an excellent response that is clearly structured, convincing and focused, with excellent evaluation of the historiography. The author is knowledgeable and supports all judgments well. 5 out of…

    • Essay length: 2747 words
    • Submitted: 13/01/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 26/07/2013
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    Explain how Ferdinand and Isabella dealt with the problems facing them before 1479.

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    There is a great deal of relevant and well explained information about the rule of Ferdinand and Isabella here. The majority of advice about how to structure responses is very…

    • Essay length: 1735 words
    • Submitted: 13/02/2004
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Natalya Luck 16/07/2013
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    To what extent did Henry VII reduce the power of the nobility

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    This essay has great strength in its knowledge and understanding of the period and the level of reasoning and explanation is excellent. It explores the different side to Henry's…

    • Essay length: 1629 words
    • Submitted: 19/12/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Kate Forbes 01/03/2012
    • Reviewed by: (?) lordharvey 18/04/2012

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