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).
Editors. "Scots give Charles I to Parliament". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2317, accessed 25 December 2014.]