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

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1. 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
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2. How many committees were set up while Charles was in Scotland?

  • 68
  • 33
  • 2
  • 4

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

  • An end to further plantations, and a confirmation of the Graces in exchange for royal allegiance
  • Alleviate Ireland of extra taxes altogether for support against Parliament
  • To reduce tax costs in exchange for allegiance to the Crown
  • To withdraw all English influence from Ireland in exchange for support against Parliamentarian forces

4. 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

5. Which of the following were one of the aims of the Irish Rebels in the early stages?

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


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