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The Stuarts History Quiz #7 - The Personal Rule and the Short Parliament

The Personal Rule and the Short Parliament would be the Prelude to the English Civil War. 10 Questions.

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The period of the Personal Rule was predominantly caused by the collapse between Crown and Parliament - during which years was the period of Personal Rule under the reign of King Charles I?

  • 1629-1640
  • 1629-1642
  • 1629-1645
  • 1629-1648

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Due to the nonavailability of Parliamentary Subsidies, the Crown had to increase its collection of prerogative income - this prerogative income was known as ''what''?

  • Customs Duties
  • Distraint of Income
  • Fiscal Feudalism
  • Multiple-Kingdom Crisis

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Due to the loophole in the Monopoly Act of 1624, monopolies could be granted to corporations; this included the monopoly of soap to a group of Catholics; what was the nickname of the soap?

  • Arminian Soap
  • Antichrist Soap
  • Popish Soap
  • Laudian Soap

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Ship Money was a prerogative form of income levied in times of emergency to fund the navy, however, between 1634-1639 the tax was enforced in peacetime, and since 1635 was enforced on ''what''?

  • Coastal and inland counties
  • On the clergymen
  • Additional tax on Puritan gentry
  • Merchants

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The Scottish Rebellion (1637-1640) turned to an armed conflict between 1639-1640 in a series of wars known as ''what''?

  • Desmond Wars
  • Bishops' Wars
  • Barons' Wars
  • War of Devolution

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King Charles I responded to the Bishops' Wars by calling up 15,000 soldiers; however, to buy time the monarch settled for the Truce of Berwick (July, 1639), allowing the Scots to do ''what''?

  • Separating Scotland away from England.
  • Ceding Newcastle to Scotland.
  • Meeting of a General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
  • Plantation of Presbyterians in Ireland.

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Due to the failure of the Short Parliament (April-May 1640), King Charles I decided to face the Scots without additional finance from Parliamentary Subsidies; how did the conflict resolve?

  • Irish Catholics supporting the Presbyterian Scots.
  • Scots capturing Newcastle.
  • Invasion of England through Cumbria.
  • English forces controlling Edinburgh.

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The English had sought to impose control of Ireland since the twelfth-century; however, what region of Ireland did the English have real control over?

  • The Pale
  • Ulster
  • O'Brien
  • O'Donnell

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When Thomas Wentworth, the Lord Deputy of Ireland left for England in October 1639, this prompted the Irish Catholics to act (causing the Irish Rebellion) and killing how many Protestants?

  • 3,000
  • 15,000
  • 48,000
  • 88,000

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Where were most of the massacres committed by Irish Catholics towards planted Protestants located in the Irish Rebellion of 1641?

  • Ulster
  • The Pale
  • Dempsey
  • Mayo