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  • Presbyterianism constituted a dangerous encroachment on the royal prerogative; the national church and the cavalier party were indeed the natural supporters of the authority of the crown, but on the other hand they refused to countenance the dependence upon France; Roman Catholicism at that moment was the obvious medium of governing without parliaments, of French pensions and of reigning without trouble, and was naturally the faith of Charles's choice.
  • Cavalier and E.
  • The Cavalier was declared at the time to be Andrew Newport, made Lord Newport in 1642.
  • His elder brother was born in 1620 and the Cavalier gives 1608 as the date of his birth, so that the facts do not fit the dates.
  • Virginia was neither cavalier nor roundhead, but both.
 

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