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The English Civil Wars

Enter an answer into the box. This quiz is about the civil wars that took place in England in the 17th Century. It is not about the 15th century conflict known as the Wars of the Roses.
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Last updated: May 30, 2015
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King of England when the war began:
Charles I
His wife, the queen:
Henrietta Maria of France
Nickname of the king’s supporters:
Cavaliers
Archbishop of Canterbury executed in 1645:
William Laud
King’s principal adviser, executed in 1641:
Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford
Parliament was called in 1640 in order to raise funds for war with this county:
Scotland
Leader of the Parliamentary party that opposed the king:
John Pym
Nickname of the Parliamentary rebels:
Roundheads
General of the Parliamentary army:
Sir Thomas Fairfax
Oliver Cromwell rose to prominence organizing this:
The New Model Army
Leader of Royalist cavalry and nephew of the king:
Prince Rupert of the Rhine
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The king was imprisoned on this island from 1647-1648:
The Isle of Wight
This political movement demanded (but didn’t get) universal suffrage:
Levellers
Founder of the Quakers who had religious visions during the Civil War:
George Fox
The king was put on trial for this crime:
Treason
The king argued that the court did not have this:
Jurisdiction
Method of the king’s execution:
Beheading
From 1649-1651, Cromwell put down a rebellion on this island:
Ireland
In 1653, Cromwell was granted this title:
Lord Protector
Cromwell encouraged this banished religious group to return to England:
Jews
Year of the return of the new king:
1660
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