Scots give Charles I to Parliament

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Historical Context Note


The Scottish Covenanters agree to sell Charles I to the English Parliament for £400 000. This is the amount that they owe their soldiers in unpaid wages. He was incarcerated in Holdenby House (Northamptonshire).

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Citation:
Editors. "Scots give Charles I to Parliament". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2317, accessed 18 April 2015.]


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  1. English Civil War