The Stuarts History Quiz #2 - The Court and Favourites
The Courts, favourites and characters of King James I and King Charles I. 10 Questions.
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King James I of England, who ruled England between 1603 to 1625 was also King of Scotland since he was 13 months old; in which year did he become King of Scotland?
Which three words best describe King James I (''A History of the Modern British Isles, 1603-1707'' - David L Smith)?
Catholic, French, Intellectual
Closed, Flamboyant, Puritan
Drunken, Immoral, Pragmatic
Provocative, Formal, Split
Due to King James I's pragmatic and peaceful foreign policy, who was he known as?
Auribus Teneo Lupum
King James I was seen as pragmatic and a monarch who sought to reach compromise - but he was also a firm believer in ''what''?
Divine Rights of Kings
Plantation of Presbyterians
Absolutism through Catholicism
Which of these royal favourites held their position in the reigns of King James I and King Charles I?
Lionel Cranfield, Earl of Middlesex
Esme Stuart, Duke of Lennox
George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset
What was meant by the ''Privy Council''?
Political success was based on establishing a network of support.
The monarch's private living space with the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.
King's selected advisers and administrators.
Competing groups in politics.
The Court of King Charles I was seen as very formal, but this also reflects the monarch's ''Patronage of Arts'' - what was the name of the elaborately costumed fantasy play?
Who was the wife of King Charles I, who he married in 1625 after the failure of the Spanish Match in 1623?
Henrietta Maria of France
Infanta Maria Anna of Spain
Anna of Austria
Constance of Austria
The Howard Faction inside of the Court of King James I brought the influence of which religion into the English Court?
Who was the leading courtier painter in the English Court during the reign of King James I and King Charles I?
Anthony van Dyck
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