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

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1. 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
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2. What did Charles hope to capitalise on in Scotland?

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

3. These false promises soon led to what?

  • War
  • Rebellion
  • Slight disagreement
  • Peace

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

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

  • 68
  • 2
  • 4
  • 33

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