Editors. "Parliament discovers that Charles made a treaty with the Papacy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16261, accessed 21 December 2013.]
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.