Editors. "Charles offers the Scots an unacceptable deal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Charles I attempts to negotiate with his Scottish victors. He proposes giving up control of the militia for ten years and accepting Presbyterianism for five years followed by a controlled return to Episcopacy, but the Scots refuse to accept these terms.