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Petition of Right
in 1628, Charles I summoned Parliament to ask for money but before they would give him money they made him sign the ______, which prohibited the King from raising taxes without Parliament's consent or putting people in jail for no reason
a thirteen year session of Parliament (1640 - 1653), Parliament called for the abolition of bishops (after executing Charles I's top ministers) and declared that only Parliament could dissolve Parliament
English Civil War
lasted from 1642 - 1651, Charles I's Cavaliers vs. Parliament's Roundheads, the Cavaliers lost and Charles I was executed
Tudor Monarchs' Relationship With Parliament
The ____________ was good, though the Tudors believed in divine right they cooperated with Parliament well
after Charles I's execution, England was declared a republic called the __________ under Cromwell
William Laud (Archbishop of Canterbury)
Charles I's archbishop, helped Charles I try to impose Anglican book on Scots, was thought to have been attempting to bring back Catholic rituals
Charles I's father, also an absolute monarch who clashed with Parliament, also clashed with dissenters much like his son, beginning of the Stuart line
bringing back the previously unnamed heir (Charles II) after Cromwell's death brought about the fall of the Commonwealth
Changes The Puritans Made To English Society
lawsthat could cause fines for anyone who was caught not praying on a Sunday; most theaters and taverns were closed, education for all was encouraged, marriage based on love and fidelity was encouraged
King before the Commonwealth who was overthrown and killed during the English Civil War, an absolute monarch who clashed with Parliament
a group during the Commonwealth that encouraged an equal voice among all social classes, was suppressed by Cromwell
Cromwell's title from 1653 to his death in 1658, basically a dictator, took this title in response to challenges from different "radical" groups including the Levellers
leader of the English Commonwealth, was Lord Protector (dictator) from 1653 - 1658, his death sparked the return to the monarchy
the soldiers of the Parliament's side, made up of country gentry and manufacturers from small towns and Puritans, they were nicknamed after their simple and short haircuts
Charles I's soldiers, mostly wealthy nobles, known for the plumed hats and long, flowing hair in contrast to the Roundhead's simple appearance
Act of Supremacy
act that made the monarch head of the Church of England (there was one for Henry VIII and one for Elizabeth I)
James I And Charles I's Relationship With Parliament
__________ was bad, they clashed constantly with and often dissolved Parliament
King of England 1509 - 1547, at first was a firm believer of Catholicism but wanted to divorce wife so took over over Church of England with help of Parliament
popular and successful "Good Queen Bess", re-establish Protestantism after sister Mary repealed it but kept many Catholic rituals
William & Mary
monarchs after James II, were forced to sign English Bill Of Rights before being crowned
English Bill of Rights
document signed by William & Mary, required monarch to summon Parliament regularly, gave House of Commons power over funds, restated right of trial by jury and affirmed habeus corpus, barred Roman Catholics from the throne
brought back from exile and made King, popular because he reopened taverns & theaters and had a lively court, believed in absolutism but avoided clashing with Parliament
inherited throne in 1685, suspended laws on whim and openly practiced Catholicism, Parliament invited his daughter to become King and he fled to France in the Glorious Revolution
philosopher during the Enlightenment, talked about natural rights (life, liberty, & property), his ideas influenced American Revolution & Declaration of Independence
Elizabeth I's Accomplishments
reinstated Protestantism but kept many Catholic rituals and traditions, consulted and had a good relationship with Parliament, defeated the Spanish Aramada
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