The Magna Carta in 1215 and the bill of rights in the 17th century limited English Kings' power. Elizabeth's successor _______ ruled using the principle of ___________.
Divine Right of Kings
James I did not have enough money from traditional sources like land and payment from nobles so he asked Parliament for money. They asked for favors in return. He had a deficit of 100,000 pounds. Which two groups in parliament gave him the most trouble?
James I wanted to marry his daughter to _________ but Parliament said no. He was advised by __________ to ally against the Hapsburgs, but he told them to stay out of foreign affiars. Then, Parliament began the _______.
A Spanish Infanta
The House of Commons
During the Grand Protestaion, James dissolved Parliament, killed three of its leaders, and ripped out a page of their journal. He went to war with _______ to help Protestant princes in 1624.
James I was succeeded by whom?
Charles I, not his brother Henry who was great but he died.
In 1627, Charles I went to war with France. He asked Parliament for money, and they presented him with ________ (give the year), which said:
The Petition of Right in 1628.
No taxation without representation
No quartering of soldiers in homes
No martial law in times of peace
No false imprisonment
After the Duke of Buckingham was assasinated, Parliament wrote the _________ which said:
No popish innovations
No taxing without Parliament's consent
No paying taxes without Parliament's consent
Charles I dissolved parliament for 11 years from when to when?
What did Charles I do to get money wihtout Parliament's help?
He ended war with France and Spain in 1630
He extended the ship money tax to all of England
When Charles I imposed his Anglican ways on the Scots, via the Book of Common Prayer, the Scots rebelled. How did Charles get money to raise an army? What happened when Charles lost?
He called a Short Parliament for two months, but they had a bunch of complaints so he said, "naaah"
He had to pay the Scots for their loss, and he called a long parliament for nine years.
What did the Triennial Act say?
Parliament must be called every three years. The king cannot dissolve parliament..