James I & Charles I

Personal Events

James Crowned (England)

1603

James Dies

1625

Charles Crowned (England)

1625

Foreign Policy Events

Summerset House Conference

1604

Cleves-Julich Crisis

1609

Alliance - England & Protestant union

1611

Peace between Denmark & Sweden

1613

Elizabeth marries Fredrick

1613

England goes to war with France

1627

Religion Events

Millenary Petition

1603

Hampton Court Conference

1604

Gun Powder Plot

1605

Protestants settle in Ireland

1607

Union rejected

1607

Prayer Book introduced into Scotland

1637

Treasurers

Parliaments

First Parliament

1603 - 1611

Issues included:
Union
Gun powder plot
Royal finances (monopolies ect)

Addled parliament

1614

Issues: April - June
King wanted 'benevolence' £65,000

First Parliament of Charles' Reign

1625 - 1629

Buckingham Impeached

1626

Petition of Rights

1628

Personal Rule

1629 - 1640

Short Parliament

1640

Lasts three weeks, issues:
Charles wanted money for bishops war
Parliaments grievances

Abolition of Star Chamber & Court of High Commission

1640

Long Parliament

1640 - 1660

August 22nd - Outbreak of War

1642

Jan 10th - 5 Members Coup

1642

Favourites

George Villiers

1615 - 1628

Villiers becomes Earl of Buckingham

1617