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

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1. How did Charles cause distrust within Scottish Parliament?

  • Appointing Royalist officials rather than promising to appoint officials with Scottish Parliament's confirmation
  • By manipulating votes in Scottish Parliament
  • Attempting to spread royalist influence to members of Parliament
  • Failing to turn the public against the Scottish Government
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2. Which of the following were one of the aims of the Irish Rebels in the early stages?

  • To cleanse Ireland of all Protestant supporters
  • Freedom of worships without financial or political consequence
  • To amass an army large enough to invade England
  • To get rid of Strafford

3. After 'The Incident', Charles plead innocence, what contributing factor did not help his case?

  • Charles plead innocence in a tone that indicated indifference
  • Charles plead innocence and then laughed after speaking in front of Scottish Parliament
  • Charles plead innocence behind a force of 100+ soldiers
  • Charles plead innocence, stating that it was 'just a prank'

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. What did Charles hope to capitalise on in Scotland?

  • The increasing amount of Royalist support in England
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  • The discontent of those who felt the Covenanters went too far, too fast
  • The Scottish Army in Northumberland


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