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?

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

3. 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

4. What did Charles hope to capitalise on in Scotland?

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

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

  • To monitor the King's activities in Ireland
  • To monitor the King's activities in Scotland
  • To oversee Scottish military infrastructure
  • To do stuff


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