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

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1. What was 'The Incident'?

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

  • War
  • Rebellion
  • Slight disagreement
  • Peace

3. How did Charles cause distrust within Scottish Parliament?

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

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

  • 33
  • 2
  • 68
  • 4

5. 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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