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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 ___________.
- James I
- 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
- Grand Protestation
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:
- Three Resolutions
- 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..