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

  • 275,000
  • 150,000
  • 200,000
  • 350,000
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2. When did Personal Rule begin?

  • 1627
  • 1628
  • 1629
  • 1625

3. What brought the Personal Rule to an end?

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

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

  • Charles' Catholic tendencies
  • Laud and his bishops
  • Traditional hierarchy
  • The monarchy

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

  • Catholics
  • Calvinists
  • Arminians
  • Puritans

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