Summary of key tensions, 1625-1629

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  • Created on: 20-05-18 19:58

Tensions linked to finance

  • Parliament only granted two subsidies of £140,000 in 1625, when Charles had asked for £1,000,000
  • Parliament granted Charles the right to collect tonnage and poundage for only one year
  • Parliament refused further funding for Charles' foreign policy in 1626 and 1628
  • The forced loan led to unrest and many began to lose faith in the King
  • In 1629, royal debts reached £2,000,000

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