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The Stuarts History Quiz #5 - Disputes with Parliaments

King James I may have been a pragmatic monarch, but his son King Charles I was provocative. 10 Questions.

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What is meant by the term ''Parliamentary Privilege''?

  • Immunity and free speech given to MPs when Parliament is in session.
  • The right to annul the habeus corpus.
  • Be treasonous and break peace.
  • Form a regiment to guard the Parliament.

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In 1606, King James I drafted plans for a Union between England and Scotland (which ultimately failed), in which the currency of the new nation would be called ''what''?

  • Silver
  • Jamie
  • Unite
  • Bargen

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What was the end result of the Addled Parliament of 1614; lasting no more than eight weeks before King James I dissolved it?

  • The MPs set up a Grand Remonstrance outlining the monarch's failures.
  • George Villiers, the future royal favourite appeared for the first time.
  • The Great Contract of 1610 was revived after the death of Robert Cecil.
  • There was no real result; it was ineffective.

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In 1621, King James I implied that MPs could discuss foreign policy as a way to frighten Spain to ''what'' agreement; this later caused further problems for the King's relation with Parliament?

  • Spanish Match.
  • Capture of La Rochelle .
  • Ceding Southern Netherlands to the Dutch Republic.
  • The impeachment of Francis Bacon.

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In what dynastic way was King James I connected to Frederick of the Palatine and the Thirty Years War?

  • King James I did not have any dynastic connection.
  • His son, Charles, was married to the Holy Roman Emperor.
  • His family stemmed from the Bohemian Counts.
  • His daughter was married to Frederick of the Palatine.

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In 1623, Prince Charles and George Villiers travelled to Spain to help complete the Spanish Match; however, this failed and in 1624 an agreement was signed to marry Prince Charles to ''who''?

  • Jadwiga of Poland
  • Anna of Austria
  • Henrietta Maria of France
  • Marie Louise Gonzaga of France

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In which year did King James I die, making his son Charles, the new King of England and Scotland?

  • 1618
  • 1623
  • 1625
  • 1628

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Why did the Siege of La Rochelle (1627) conducted by George Villiers together with his 7833 soldiers end in failure; with only 2989 soldiers arriving back in England?

  • Scaling ladders were too short.
  • The French had in fact aided the Huguenots.
  • There was a strong storm in the Bay of Biscay.
  • John Felton assassinated George Villiers during the capture.

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The failure at Cadiz (1625), La Rochelle (1627), and the power that George Villiers held caused disgruntlement in the Parliament and the Political Nation; who assassinated George Villiers in 1628?

  • John Eliot
  • Lionel Cranfield
  • Francis Bacon
  • John Felton

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By 1629, various political, religious and financial reasons led the Parliament to believe King Charles I was ''what''?

  • Untrustworthy
  • Antichrist
  • Pragmatic
  • Irrelevant