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. Wentworth imposed a policy of 'Thorough' in Ireland. Which of these was NOT one of the aims of this style of government?

  • To promote freedom and equality
  • Increase the authority and power of the Crown
  • Increase the efficiency of government
  • Bring the country into order
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2. Forest Fines were another source of income. The boundaries of the royal forests were declared to be those of which century?

  • 11th
  • 13th
  • 12th
  • 14th

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

  • Puritans
  • Catholics
  • Arminians
  • Calvinists

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

  • 1638
  • 1637
  • 1636
  • 1639

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

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

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