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 was the best known and most profitable source of additional income?

  • The revival of certain monopolies
  • Ship Money
  • Recusancy fines
  • Wardships
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2. In which year did Charles announce that a new Prayer Book was to be used in Scotland?

  • 1634
  • 1636
  • 1637
  • 1635

3. Initially, how much money was Ship Money bringing in per year?

  • 150,000
  • 200,000
  • 275,000
  • 350,000

4. By 1639, Charles was also demanding Coat and Cloth money. What had the payment rate of Ship Money now fallen to?

  • 28%
  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 30%

5. Which religious group had the King's support in the 1630s?

  • Puritans
  • Catholics
  • Arminians
  • Calvinists

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