James I Through the Glorious Revolution

Events

Reign of James I

1603 - 1625

Reign of Charles I

1625 - 1649

Parliament passes the Petition of Rights

1628

Parliament Disbanded by Charles I

1629

Charles I Rules w/o Parliament

1629 - 1640

Long Parliament

1640 - 1660

Parliament Passes series of Laws Limiting the Monarchy

1640 - 1641

Phase 1 English Civil War

1642 - 1646

Capture of Charles I by Parliament

1646

Charles I Flees Parliament

1647

Phase 2 English Civil War

1648 - 1649

England a Republic

1649 - 1653

Oliver Cromwell in charge

Beheading of Charles I

1649

Cromwell Dissolves Parliament

1655

Oliver Cromwell Dies

1658

Reign of Charles II

1660 - 1685

Cavalier Parliament Meets

1661 - 1681

Charles II disbanded Parliament in 1681

Charles II Issues the Declaration of Indulgence

1672

Suspended the laws on Catholics and Puritans Parliament had passed

Parliament Passes the Test Acrt

1673

Only Anglicans can hold Military and Civil positions

Reign of James II

1685 - 1688

The Glorious Revolution Begins

1688

William and Mary of the Netherlands Invited to Rule

1689

Made law in the Bill of Rights

Parliament Enacts the Bill of Rights

1689

Parliament Declares the English Throne Vacant

1689

The Toleration Act

1689

Granted Puritan dissenters freedom to worship how they choose