Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will learn about the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660 and the problems that Charles II faced until his death in 1685.


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5 Questions

Who ruled England as Lord Protector from 1653 to 1658?
Charles I
James, Duke of York
Correct answer: Oliver Cormwell
Richard Cromwell
Who became king of England in 1660?
Charles I
Correct answer: Charles II
James II
Louis XIV
Who was blamed for starting the Great Fire of London in 1666?
Correct answer: Catholics
James, Duke of York
Titus Oates
What did Titus Oates claim he had discovered in 1678?
Correct answer: A Popish Plot to kill Charles II
Buried treasure
That he was the king's long-lost brother
Why did many Protestant elites not want James II to become king in 1685?
Because he had been best friends with Oliver Cromwell.
Correct answer: Because he had converted to Catholicism in 1673.
Because he had started the Fire of London.
Because he sold enslaved Africans as a director of the Royal Africa Company.