Who were the royalists?
The Royalists were supporters of the monarchy - mainly Roman Catholics, Anglicans, and members of nobility - against the supporters of Parliament, consisting principally of Puritans, smaller landowners, and middle-class town dwellers.
The home grown variety that opposed his rule in France included republicans, Catholics, Royalists and anarchists. On the World Stage he was opposed primarily by Great Britain. The Royalists, the Catholic Church and a few ultra republicans. The Catholic Clergy, Exremist Repubicans, anarchists, Royalists,