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Part in Gov Timeline
24 Sep 2017
10 Sep 2017
Magna Carta was signed by King John, limiting the power of the monarchy
First Parliament. Contained talks with the Kings and the representives of towns
Charles I was captured, put on trial, and beheaded
Cromwell attacked by the armies of uncrowned heir, Charles II ~Cromwell takes title "Lord protector for life" ~Declares Puritan Law will govern. Therefore outlawing sports, gambling, dancing, theatre-going, light-colored clothing
The Restoration Parliment invitesCharles II to become King
James II comes to power. Disliked because he was an absolutist and catholic
Tudor Dynasty: Elizabeth, Henry VIII
James I takes power in England. The begining of the Stuart Dynasty.
Charles I takes power. Problems: ~Jailed his enemies ~Imposed high taxs ~Clashed with puritans ~Dissolved parliament
English civil war (Puritan civil war)
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