Content list of what could possibly be included in the following essay questions...this is not designed to be prescriptive. It is designed to get students thinking about the AQA skills of balance, depth and range. I usually set them a planning challenge-5 minutes to plan and then we go through what can be included in the question.
Some of these questions are from the Oxford AQA Tudor text book.
‘Despite the need to secure his dynasty, it was the desire to expand England’s overseas trade that underpinned Henry VII’s foreign policy.’ Assess the validity of this view. 25 marks
How significant was the position of agriculture in the English economy in the years 1485-1509? 25 marks