Britain 1603-1642

Reign

James's Reign

1603 - 1625

Parliament

£520,000 in subsidies granted

1601

Dispute over Union between England and Scotland

1604

Dispute over MP's Privileges

1604

Dispute over Catholic threat

1606

Dispute over Taxation

1606

Dispute over Impositions

1606

£450,000 in subsidies granted

1606

Dispute over Union between England and Scotland

1607

Dispute over Purveyance

1607

Dispute over Royal Extravagance and Impositions

1610

Dispute over finance: the Great Contract

1610

Overbury Affair

1613 - 1615

Dispute over finance: Taxation, Impositions & Royal Extravagence

1614

2 subsidies granted

1621

3 subsidies voted

1624

Mourning of a good King

1625

Finance

New Book of Rates

1604

Bate's Case

1606

New Book of Rates

1608

Book of Bounty

1608

The Great Contract

1610

Cockayne Project

1615 - 1617

Collapse of cloth trade

1618

Religion

Millenary Petition

1603

Bye Plot

1603

Richard Bancroft appointed to Archbishop of Canterbury

1604

Hampton Court Conference

January 1604

1604 Canons

1604

Gunpowder Plot - increased recusancy fines

1605

Bill produced allowing suspended ministers to appeal against dismissal

1606

Oath of Allegiance

1606

George Abbot succeedes Bancroft

1611

King James Bible published

1611

Book of Sports

1618

Attempt to impose bishops in to Scottish Church

1618

Plans for a new Prayer Book for Scotland

1619