Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Charles the SecondKing of England, Scotland, and Ireland$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Ronald Hutton

Print publication date: 1989

Print ISBN-13: 9780198229117

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 July 2019

The Fight for the Settlements, 1661–1664

The Fight for the Settlements, 1661–1664

Chapter:
(p.166) 8 The Fight for the Settlements, 1661–1664
Source:
Charles the Second
Author(s):

Ronald Hutton

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0008

This chapter discusses the activities done to eliminate the two great issues that had plagued King Charles I during his reign. The ‘Cavalier’ Parliament was able to remove most of the constitutional reforms enacted during the previous twenty years, and it also ordered the public burning of the Solemn League and Covenant, as well as four other documents. Despite having removed the number of issues that had plagued the previous monarch, King Charles II was still unable to achieve the restoration of his father's monarchy.

Keywords:   reign, King Charles I, Cavalier Parliament, constitutional reforms, Solemn League, Covenant, burning, restoration

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .