The Emergence of a Royalist Party 1641 - Charles in Scotland/Ireland

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1. What false promises did Charles make to the Irish?

  • To withdraw all English influence from Ireland in exchange for support against Parliamentarian forces
  • Alleviate Ireland of extra taxes altogether for support against Parliament
  • An end to further plantations, and a confirmation of the Graces in exchange for royal allegiance
  • To reduce tax costs in exchange for allegiance to the Crown
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2. How many committees were set up while Charles was in Scotland?

  • 68
  • 2
  • 4
  • 33

3. What was 'The Incident'?

  • An attempted assassination of Covenant Leaders
  • Charles' attempt to free the Earl of Strafford from the Tower of London
  • The beginning of the outbreak of the English Civil War
  • When Charles began to run out of ideas for Incorrect Answers

4. What led to the breakdown of the Anti-Strafford Coalition/Alliance in Ireland?

  • The Anti-Strafford factions were defeated in major battles against Royalist forces
  • Conflicting views overwhelmed the leaders of the coalition
  • Strafford returned to England, leaving the Irish factions with no common enemy to unite against
  • Strafford negotiated and favoured 1 of the 3 factions that were allied against him

5. These false promises soon led to what?

  • Rebellion
  • Peace
  • Slight disagreement
  • War


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