At Newport on the Isle of Wight, Parliamentary negotiators
attempt to come to an agreement with Charles I, with talks
continuing until November. However, the resultant Treaty of Newport
is a failure, since its compromise terms are unacceptable for many
more radical MPs, and Charles has little faith in it either,
secretly instructing the Marquess of Ormond to disregard any
concessions he makes while captive.
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Editors. "Parliament opens negotiations with Charles I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2352, accessed 24 July 2017.]
- English Civil War