Parliament discovers that Charles made a treaty with the Papacy

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Historical Context Note

The English Parliament learns of a treaty signed by the Earl of Glamorgan with the Irish the previouis year, which in return for 10 000 Irish Catholic troops, promised that Charles I would convert to the Church of Rome. Unsurprisingly, this predominantly dissenting Protestant body are furious at the prospect.
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Editors. "Parliament discovers that Charles made a treaty with the Papacy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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