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.
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''?
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.
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?
Capture of La Rochelle .
Ceding Southern Netherlands to the Dutch Republic.
The impeachment of Francis Bacon.
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.
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
In which year did King James I die, making his son Charles, the new King of England and Scotland?
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.
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?
By 1629, various political, religious and financial reasons led the Parliament to believe King Charles I was ''what''?
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