English History 1640-42

Kings

Reign of King Charles I

January 1640 - December 1642

Parliaments

'Short' Parliament

13 April 1640 - 5 May 1640

'Long' Parliament

3 November 1640 - December 1642

Parliamentary Recess

September 1641 - October 1641

Events

Death of the Earl of Bedford

10 May 1641

Strafford executed under 'Act of Attainder'

12 May 1641

Charles travels to Scotland

August 1641 - November 1641

The 'Incident'

October 1641

King's answer to the 'Grand Remonstrance'

December 1641

Exclusion Bill

May 1642

Impeachments

Strafford's Impeachment

November 1640

Laud's Impeachment

December 1640

Parliament's Actions

Petition of the 12 Peers

August 1640

Root and Branch Petition

11 December 1640 - February 1641

Triennial Act

15 February 1641

Protestation Oath presented to Parliament

6 May 1641

Act against Dissolution

10 May 1641

10 Propositions

24th June 1641

Grand Remonstrance

August 1641 - 22 November 1641

The 'Additional Instructions'

November 1641

The Militia Bill

7 December 1641

Militia Ordinance

March 1642

Nineteen Propositions

June 1642

Military Operations/Wars

Charles orders army officers to return their troops

19th April 1641

News breaks about the Army Plot

3 May 1641

Irish Rebellion

23 October 1641 - May 1642

Failed Arrest of the Five Members

3 January 1642

Parliament raises an army

July 1642

Charles raises his standard

August 1642

Judicial Proceedings

Strafford's Trial

22 March 1641 - April 1641