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Why did people want the king back in 1646?

Case study 2: Viewpoints 1645-46 - Source 2

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A letter written by Charles I to Parliament about a treaty, 26 December 1645

(Catalogue ref: SP 16/511/87)

So if his Majesty may have the promise of

for

then his Majesty proposes to have a personal treaty with the two Houses of Parliament at Westminster and the Commissioners of the Parliament of Scotland on all matters which may lead to the return of peace and happiness to those unhappy unsettled kingdoms.