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Parliamentarian

Supporters of parliament during the English civil war.

2

Oliver Cromwell

Leader of the parliamentarians

3

Act of Settlement

People who couldn't prove that they supported the parliamentarians during the civil war lost land.

4

Changes in Ireland - Land ownership

-10% Catholic
-Landlords also judges
-Leases

5

Changes in Ireland - Farming

-Lands divided into fields and farms
-Fields enclosed with hedge and ditch.
-New crops (eg. potatoes) introduced

6

Changes in Ireland - towns

-Square -> weekly markets
-Catholic church -> Protestant
-Courthouse

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Changes in Ireland - Industry

-Iron & glass works in Co. Cork
-Linen in Ulster
-Sold timber for ships and barrels.

8

Changes in Ireland - Culture

-Banned Irish fashions
-Brehon law banned
-Irish language used less.

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Changes in Ireland - penal laws

-Catholic schools banned
-Catholics not allowed vote/join parliament
-Catholics not allowed keep weapons.

10

Royalist

A supporter of King Charles I during the English civil war.