Civilisation britannique


James I dead - succeeded by Charles I


No Parliament sat for years

1628 - 1640

Petition of Rights


made by Parliament; sets out specific liberties of the subject that the King is prohibited from infringing

Eleven Years Tyranny

1629 - 1640

Charles I dissolved Parliament and decided that he would govern on his own

Long Parliament

1640 - 1660

Much criticism of the King Charles I

Charles entered the House of Parliament

January 1642

he tried to arrest the leader of his parliamentary critics under the charge of treason

Battle of Edgehill

October 1642

Charles I's army v. the Parliament's