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. What did Puritans Bastwick, Burton and Prynne criticise in the pamphlets they wrote?

  • Laud and his bishops
  • Charles' Catholic tendencies
  • The monarchy
  • Traditional hierarchy
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2. What was the best known and most profitable source of additional income?

  • Ship Money
  • The revival of certain monopolies
  • Wardships
  • Recusancy fines

3. Serious opposition emerged after the John Hampden case. What year did this take place?

  • 1636
  • 1637
  • 1639
  • 1638

4. Forest Fines were another source of income. The boundaries of the royal forests were declared to be those of which century?

  • 13th
  • 12th
  • 11th
  • 14th

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

  • 16
  • 11
  • 9
  • 7

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