Pardons northern Yorkists, Ends War of Roses, Clever finance, doesn't need Parliament.
Preoccupied with France, "The Great Matter"
Appoints presidents, shires parts of Ireland, imposes rents.
Leaves power-vacuum in Ireland, Plantations of Ulster and Munster.
Set new precedent for Republicanism, did not sit during Cromwell as Lord Protector.
Royalists v. Parliamentarians, revolts against the crown in Scotland and Ireland, Charles beheaded.
Allowed Royalists/Irish-Catholics in Ireland to get back land that had been taken from them.
Pro-french foreign policy, Catholic
Allows Catholics to serve as officers in army.
Constitutional Monarchy, Triennial Act