26 October 2021
The Treaty of Ripon was signed on 26 October 1640. ...
The Treaty of Ripon was signed on 26 October 1640, by King Charles I and the Scottish Covenanters. The treaty, which took place after the Second Bishops' War ceded Northumberland and County Durham to the Scots, and demanded that Charles I should pay £850 a day to maintain armies in these areas.
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Historians have credited the treaty as being one of the factors behind the calling of the Long Parliament and the outbreak of the English Civil War.