Failure of Opposition to Charkes II

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What was Lamberts Rising?
Following his escape from the Tower of London- Lambert's force disintegrated when faced by parliamentary forces & he was captured and returned to the Tower
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Why did Lambert's rising fail?
Practical difficulties e.g. Widespread discontent in the army- but he was imprisoned before he took advantage of this & repeated purges had shattered army unity
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What did Hutton say about the likelihood of another revolution?
He said that the resources were in place for one- but there were never out to the tes because of the intervention of Monck
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Who did the NMA think the ultimate authority was?
Parliament
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What was the relationship between the army and parliament like?
Parliament had always been suspicious of the army's aims- even when purged of moderates
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Overall why did opposition to Charles fail?
Opposition was divided and therefore individually weak- no sense of unity even in the army
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What was Venner's rising?
Venner's denounced Charles as an enemy , rebel and traitor- his uprising only had approx 50 supporters, however it took three days to suppress
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How was Venner's punished?
Hanged drawn and quartered
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When was Venner's rising?
1661
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In what way did Charles prepare for any opposition in the form of uprising?
He had a small standing army, even in peacetime- first monarch to do so
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