The restoration of the monarchy and the restoration settlement in Church and state, 1658-67 evaluation


Themes for Analysis


In what ways did the late Protectorate have monarchical features

What were the problems facing Richard Cromwell and why was he forced to resign?

Why did the Rump and the Committee of Safety both fail to provide the necessary political stability?

What were the respective roles of the Army leadership, Charles Stuart, public opinion, parliamentary figures, General Monck in the restoration?



What were the key features of the restoration settlement and the powers of the restored monarchy?

What were the problems of the settlement as they emerged within the Cavalier Parliament up to 1667?




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