English Civil War

Tudors, Stuarts, Crowell, Restoration, Glorious Revolution

Tudors

Henry VIII

1509 - 1547

Famous Tudor King - Created Church of England

Edward VI

01/28/1547 - 07/06/1553

Protestant - Died Young

Mary I

07/19/1553 - 02/17/1558

Catholic - persucuted protestants

Elizabeth I

02/17/1558 - 03/24/1603

Protestant- Left country rich and powerful - solidified position of the Church of England - Leaves no heir - last of the Tudor Monarchs. Link

Stuarts

James I

03/24/1603 - 03/27/1625

Also James VI of Scotland
- Protestant
- Tolerated Catholics
- wanted to rule by divine right
- did not get along with Parliament of Puritans

Charles I

03/27/1625 - 01/30/1649

Protestan - did not get along with praliament - Executed by Parliament after Civil War

Petition of Right

05/08/1628

English documdnt setting out specific items the king must stop doing

English Civil War

1642 - 1651

Civil War between: Cavaliers - Royalists and the Roundheads - Parliamentarians

Charles I Beheaded

01/30/1649

Commonwealth

Commonwealth

1649 - 1653

Rule by the Rump Parliament after the death of Charles I - Dismissed by Cromwell and the army

Protectorate

Oliver Cromwell

1653 - 1658

Lord Protector - Ruled Ruthlessly, Puritan Blue Laws

Richard Cromwell

1658 - 05/07/1659

Restoration

Charles II

05/29/1660 - 02/06/1685

Believed in Divine Right - Agreed to Constitutional Monarch - attepted to gain more power - Protestant

Test Act

06/15/1673

Prevents Catholics from entering the professions, working for the gov't or holding public office.

James II

02/06/1685 - 12/11/1688

Catholic - Believed in Divine Right - Ignored Test Act

Glorious Revolution

1688 - 1689

Removal of Hereditary monarch for Monarchs chosen by Parliament

William and Mary

1689 - 03/08/1702

Co-Monarchs - Chosen by Parliament - Protestant - Signed Bill or Rights

Bill of Rights

12/16/1689

Sets out Monarchs powers in law and the rights of Parliament and the people