3. Charles I and religion, 1625-29: the favouring of Arminianism

for protestants and in particular puritans what did they see arminians as?
the closest to catholics in their beliefs
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what did outsiders believe?
catholics or arminianism were in control or were subverting the king
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what did Charles believe his difficulties with parliament in the years 1625-29 were a result of?
were an attempt by puritans to attack the powers of the crown
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why did Charles side with Arminianism?
due to his commitment to their beliefs as opposed to his fathers gradual shift to favour them in the later years of his reign, which was politically dangerous in regards to his marriage and his foreign policy in 1625-29
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what was Henrietta Maria regarded as?
influencing Charles towards catholicism and absolutism, which had some negative political consequences
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what was her advice to Charles during the crisis?
her advice to him during the crisis that led to civil war in 1642 was to take a hard line
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when was the York House Conference?
February 1626
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at the request of the puritan Earl of Warwick and to avoid further pressure in parliament on religious issues what did Buckingham do?
Buckingham chaired a theological debate at his London home, York House in February 1626
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why did Warwick attend the conference?
as a way to persuade Charles to move away from the anti-Calvinism of Arminians
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although Buckingham had links to Warwick what did he do?
he took a stance in support of the leading anti-calvinist, Laud
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why did he do this?
to reinforce his political relationship with Charles as his power was dependent on retaining the favour of the king
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after the conference what became clear?
Charles who did not attend the conference, would not be dissuaded from supporting the anti-Calvinist Arminians
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how did Charles clearly indicate his continued support for Arminianism in the summer of 1628?
Laud was appointed Bishop of London and Montagu as Bishop of Chichester.
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