Relations and disputes with parliaments 1603-1625: James' Fourth Parliament

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James' Fourth Parliament was called in 1624

Foreign policy
Following the humiliation of the trip to Madrid in 1623, Charles and Buckingham called for a war with Spain

  • The House of Commons  approved the idea of war, but were unhappy at the huge sums of money needed to finance it
  • Eventually, Parliament agreed  a subsidy of £300,000 on the condition that it was used only for the war and was…

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