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

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1. What was one of the responsibilities of these committees?

  • To monitor the King's activities in Scotland
  • To do stuff
  • To oversee Scottish military infrastructure
  • To monitor the King's activities in Ireland
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2. These false promises soon led to what?

  • Slight disagreement
  • Rebellion
  • Peace
  • War

3. How did Charles cause distrust within Scottish Parliament?

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

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

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

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

  • To withdraw all English influence from Ireland in exchange for support against Parliamentarian forces
  • 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
  • Alleviate Ireland of extra taxes altogether for support against Parliament


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