The English Civil War

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did Charles 1st marry Henrietta Maria?

    • A.

      1645

    • B.

      1626

    • C.

      1628

    • D.

      1625

    • E.

      1642

    Correct Answer
    D. 1625
    Explanation
    Charles 1st married Henrietta Maria in 1625. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 2. 

    Who became ArchBishop Of Canterbury and in what year?

    • A.

      1634, William Place

    • B.

      1633, John Williams

    • C.

      1633, William Laud

    • D.

      1644, William Trale

    • E.

      1633, Duke Williams

    Correct Answer
    C. 1633, William Laud
    Explanation
    In 1633, William Laud became the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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  • 3. 

    What was the Grand Remonstrance? And in what year was it issued?

  • 4. 

    What were the 19 prepositions?

    • A.

      A selection of things the king had done wrong

    • B.

      A list of things that the Queen should do

    • C.

      A list of things the King could do better

    • D.

      A list of who ran government

    • E.

      A list of important dates through history

    Correct Answer
    C. A list of things the King could do better
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A list of things the King could do better." This answer is supported by the context of the question, which asks for a list of prepositions. The other options provided are not related to prepositions at all.

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  • 5. 

    When did the Civil War actually start?

    • A.

      1629

    • B.

      1642

    • C.

      1625

    • D.

      1629

    • E.

      1633

    Correct Answer
    B. 1642
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1642. This date marks the beginning of the English Civil War, which was a conflict between the Royalists and the Parliamentarians in England. The war was primarily fought over issues of governance and power, with the Parliamentarians seeking to limit the authority of the monarchy. The conflict lasted for several years and had a significant impact on the political and social landscape of England.

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  • 6. 

    Charles was killed in what year?

    • A.

      1763

    • B.

      1650

    • C.

      1640

    • D.

      1648

    • E.

      1649

    Correct Answer
    E. 1649
  • 7. 

    Oliver Cromwell ruled in what year and called himself what?

    • A.

      Lord Ruler, 1652

    • B.

      Lord Protector, 1653

    • C.

      Lord Cromwell, 1650

    • D.

      Cromwell the Great,

    • E.

      Lord Saviour, 1653

    Correct Answer
    B. Lord Protector, 1653
    Explanation
    Oliver Cromwell ruled as Lord Protector in the year 1653. This title was given to him after the execution of King Charles I and the establishment of the Commonwealth of England. As Lord Protector, Cromwell held significant power and authority, effectively acting as the head of state. This title reflected his role as the leader and guardian of the Commonwealth, responsible for maintaining stability and governing the country.

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  • 8. 

    In England which  2 of these things happened?

    • A.

      Christmas was not allowed.

    • B.

      England was sealed off from outsiders

    • C.

      England was Republic

    • D.

      England was a Fun Place

    • E.

      Anyone said to be revolting against Cromwell was Hung, Drawn and Quartered

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Christmas was not allowed.
    C. England was Republic
    Explanation
    During Cromwell's rule in England, Christmas was not allowed to be celebrated. Cromwell, who was a Puritan, believed that Christmas was a pagan holiday and banned its celebration. Additionally, England became a Republic during this time, as Cromwell abolished the monarchy and established the Commonwealth. Anyone who was deemed to be revolting against Cromwell's rule was subjected to a brutal punishment known as hanging, drawing, and quartering.

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  • 9. 

    What 2 things happened in Ireland?

    • A.

      In 1647 Cromwell gave money to all the poor Irish people.

    • B.

      In 1649 Cromwell marched killing Irish who rebelled against England

    • C.

      1/2 the Irish were Killed

    • D.

      1/5 of the Irish land was owned by England

    • E.

      Deep hatred for Charles from the Irish in 1649

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. In 1649 Cromwell marched killing Irish who rebelled against England
    C. 1/2 the Irish were Killed
    Explanation
    In 1649, Cromwell marched and killed Irish people who rebelled against England, resulting in the death of half of the Irish population. This event led to a deep hatred for Charles from the Irish.

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