The Personal Rule of Charles I

A quiz to test you on all the key info and dates relating to Charles I's period of Personal Rule. Includes prerogative taxation and religious reform, and also issues relating to Scotland and Ireland.

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1. The Distraint of Knighthood applied to all men with a yearly income of over what?

  • £40
  • £50
  • £60
  • £30
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2. Which religious group had the King's support in the 1630s?

  • Arminians
  • Calvinists
  • Puritans
  • Catholics

3. How many years did Charles rule without the help of Parliament?

  • 11
  • 7
  • 9
  • 16

4. When was Thomas Wentworth sent to Ireland as Lord Deputy?

  • 1638
  • 1635
  • 1633
  • 1634

5. What brought the Personal Rule to an end?

  • Charles establishing a new Parliament
  • Charles met with the Scottish Parliament
  • Charles' calling of the Short Parliament
  • Charles' calling of the Long Parliament

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