Why did parliament resent Buckingham

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Favourite
He was the Favorite of both James and Charles and was given political powers and financial gifts.
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Controlled access to the King
This meant that he controlled political advancement whilst also making it very difficult for Charles to hear alternative views.
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Marriage he negotiated with the French
It was opposed on religious grounds and it failed to provided the military assistance that was promised.
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Monopoly of patronage
This meant that he controlled who gained access to favors, pensions and titles.
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Dissoultion of parliament
Charles dissolution of parliament to prevent Buckingham's impeachment, in 1626 soured the relationship between crown and parliament.
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Foreign Polices
Disastrous foreign policies such as Cadiz expedition and the subsequent war with France which resulted in the failed ile de re expedition at La Rochelle, had a high finical and military cost.
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This meant that he controlled political advancement whilst also making it very difficult for Charles to hear alternative views.

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Controlled access to the King

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It was opposed on religious grounds and it failed to provided the military assistance that was promised.

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This meant that he controlled who gained access to favors, pensions and titles.

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Charles dissolution of parliament to prevent Buckingham's impeachment, in 1626 soured the relationship between crown and parliament.

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