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

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1. What was 'The Incident'?

  • The beginning of the outbreak of the English Civil War
  • An attempted assassination of Covenant Leaders
  • Charles' attempt to free the Earl of Strafford from the Tower of London
  • When Charles began to run out of ideas for Incorrect Answers
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2. These false promises soon led to what?

  • War
  • Rebellion
  • Slight disagreement
  • Peace

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

  • 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
  • The Anti-Strafford factions were defeated in major battles against Royalist forces
  • Conflicting views overwhelmed the leaders of the coalition

4. What did Charles hope to capitalise on in Scotland?

  • The increasing amount of Royalist support in England
  • The discontent of those who felt the Covenanters went too far, too fast
  • The Scottish Army in Northumberland
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5. How did Charles cause distrust within Scottish Parliament?

  • Failing to turn the public against the Scottish Government
  • By manipulating votes in Scottish Parliament
  • Appointing Royalist officials rather than promising to appoint officials with Scottish Parliament's confirmation
  • Attempting to spread royalist influence to members of Parliament


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