Constitutional Monarchy in England
Constitutional Monarchy in England 1020-01
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II III IV Constitutional Monarchy in England James I 16031625 William and Mary 1688 Constitutional Monarchy defined i Form of government where the Monarch is Head of State but is answerable to a constitution essentially the Monarch is NOT above the law James I 16031649 a Problems with Parliament i His personality ii His philosophy with respect to The Divine Right of Kings iii His favorite the Duke of Buckingham b Problems with Puritans i He enforced the things the Puritans did not want Charles I 16251649 a Personal Rule 16291640 i His way of saying he was in charge of all things and that he was not answerable to anyone b Problems with the Scots 1637 Parliament 1640 the Irish 1641 i Scots rose an army and began to invade England ii Parliament made an army but did not let King James I be in charge of the Army iii The Irish began to rise up in rebellion 0 Open Civil War 16421649 i The King rose an army and has war with Parliament and his English Subjects 1 King James lost 2 Tried with treason 3 Executed January 30 1649 Republic 16491658 a Oliver Cromwell 16491658 i Lord Protector but in fact military dictator 1649165 8 ii Republic abandoned shortly after Cromwell s son Richard took leadership of England b Restoration of the Monarchy 1660 with Charles 11 166016850 i Return of the King in 1660 Charles II son of the executed Charles I ii England s Merry Monarchy successfully ruled from 16601685 Ousting James II 16851688 and replacing him with William and Mary 1688 the Glorious Revolution a James II 16851688 brother of Charles II ii iii Parliament invited James daughter Mary and her husband William to come to England and take the throne from James James ed to France The bloodless overthrowing of James II and replacing him With William and Mary is known as the Glorious Revolution of 1688