Stuart History Quiz

Q5. When James I died on 27 March 1625 his son, Charles I, succeeded him to the throne. Who did Charles marry a few weeks later?

Q6. In 1629 Charles decided to rule Britain without a Parliament. He was tired of quarrelling with its members. How long did his Personal Rule last?

Q7. The English Civil War, fought between King Charles I and Parliament, broke out in 1642. Royalist supporters became known as Cavaliers. What did Parliament supporters become known as?

Q8. In 1643 a pamphlet was published called "A Great Wonder In Heaven" which told of ghostly re-enactments of a major Civil War battle. Many people claimed to have seen phantom soldiers at the site and heard the sounds of warfare. Which battle was said to be replaying?

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