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4 February, 05:21

The rise of the gentry in sixteenth-century England was due primarily to

Select one:

a. their promotion of industrial development.

b. their promotion of commercial links abroad.

c. their participation in the flourishing commerce of the period.

d. their participation on the House of Commons.

e. All these answers are correct.

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  1. 4 February, 05:36
    The answer is E) : All these answers are correct.


    The rise of the gentry was primarily due to their position as landowners who participated in politics, positively influenced the economy, promoted industrial and commercial activities, and assisted the government by governing their own lands. In those days, ownership of land made people to be powerful, wealthy, and influential in many areas of life.
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