Special Sub-Topic: British History VIII
|How many times had legislation excluding Catholics from the throne been defeated?|
3. Twice, Charles II dismissed Parliament because of this.
|What two invasions occurred shortly after James became King?|
Monmouth and Argyle. Both were put down quickly. The Monmouth invasion was the last battle ever on English soil (or at least until 2001).
|When was the 1st Declaration of Indulgences, which was made by King James II?|
April 1687. This gave, among other things, freedom of worship to Catholics and non-conformists and it allowed them to hold office.
|What two things happened that made some members of Parliament think about approaching William of Orange about invading?|
The King threatened private property and had a 'Catholic' son born.. William of Orange was the grandson of Charles I and married to James II's daughter.
|In 1688, William of Orange invaded England. Who was defeated?|
James & James II. His wife and son ran to France, but he stayed behind.
|When some fisherman brought James II back to London, what happened?|
He was basically ignored and told to go to the coast.. No one really wanted another bloody war.
|What reason was given as to why wasn't Mary put on the throne by herself?|
She refused it.. Also, William had led troops before (which would be a good quality to have in a King if war ever came to be with France).
|What is the revolution that occurred in 1688 called?|
Glorious Revolution. It was a smooth transition of power, especially when one considers the circumstances.
|What claim was made concerning James II's child?|
He was a Catholic plant and his wife hadn't even given birth to him.. Another reason given was that the child was a Catholic plant.
|If Mary died without children, who would become ruler upon William's death?|
Anne. In 1694, Mary died of smallpox.
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