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  • Bloodless Conflict Between James II And Parliament
    490 words
    Charles might have ruled indefinitely without Parliament had his religious policies not provoked a war with Scotland. Whereas James I had allowed varius religious practices throughout Scotland, Ireland and England, Charles hoped to dictate religious conformity. And so. Charles faced strong opposition from both the English Puritans and the Presbyterian Scots when he tried to impose the English Episcopal system. on Scotland Without sufficient war resources needed to handle the Scottish Rebellion, ...
  • English Rulers From The Time Of James
    677 words
    The English rulers from the time of James I till William and Mary's reign, encountered many problems economically, with parliament and with the people. Many of the mistakes they made have occurred many of times throughout history and could easily have been avoided. By looking at problems endured by the English rulers of this time, one can easily find problems that through simple measures would have been prevented. James I inherited a rich English thrown, and although many of his problems were ca...
  • English Church
    1,319 words
    Describe the religious policies of England and France from 1603 to 1715. Why do you think rulers feared religious toleration so much? When discussing why the rulers feared religious toleration and how their fears affected what religious policies were enforced, one must first look at what events transpired through the years to get a full understanding of the word "stubbornness". During the early years, the English church was dividing into a conservative camp that wanted to retain the religious ce...
  • Richard Cromwell
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    The End of the Commonwealth The Commonwealth was a very different period for England. It was a new form of government, which had never been tried before. Prior to this period England had only been ruled by monarchs, who were thought to be given power through divine right. The leader of the Commonwealth, Oliver Cromwell, didn t get his power through divine right, but more through military power. The Commonwealth lasted from 1649-1660, ending because of Oliver's death and the lack of his son Richa...
  • King And Parliament
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    Although not characterized by the dramatic elements of battle and beheading, the Glorious Revolution that put William and Mary on the throne was as important as the English Civil War nearly fifty years before that had attempted to bring about the same ideals of change. By the end of the reign of James I all the optimism that had preceded his ascension to the throne-that of Parliament and of the king-had been lost. To ensure a Protestant throne, Parliament asked James I to find his son Charles, w...
  • King Charles II
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    In the 17th century, England was marked by two revolutions known as the English Revolution or the Puritan Revolt and the Glorious Revolution. The Puritan Revolt was a conflict between the English monarch and the Parliamentarians, which resulted in the establishment of a republican commonwealth (! ^0 English Civil War! In 1688, the Glorious Revolution broke out, an event that culminated in the removal of King James II and the establishment of Parliament power over the monarch (! ^0 The Glorious R...

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