Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will explore how the Thirty Years War caused Charles I many problems as he first came to the throne.


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5 Questions

Choose the three correct statements on Charles I:
Correct answer: Charles became King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Correct answer: Charles lacked experienced as a monarch as he did not grow up as heir to the throne.
Charles was a confident, experienced monarch.
Correct answer: Charles was not well liked by parliament.
Charles was only ever King of England.
Define the Divine Right of Kings
Correct answer: The belief that the monarch gets their power to rule from God.
The belief that the monarch gets their power to rule from the general public.
The belief that the monarch must follow the laws set by parliament.
How many Englishmen died during Buckingham's trip to Cadiz?
Correct answer: 7,000
The majority of England followed the Anglican faith which was:
Correct answer: Protestant
What was the main power that parliament had over the monarch?
Parliament could argue with the King.
Parliament could choose a new King at any moment.
Correct answer: Parliament were in charge of raising taxes and provide money to the King.

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UnitHistory / Why did the Civil War break out in 1642?