Monarchy in England

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  • Created on: 27-04-15 18:06
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  • How powerful was the monarchy, 1500- 1700?
    • 1534
      • Henry VIII breaks away from the roman catholic church
    • 1554
      • Mary 1 persuades parliament to help her make England Catholic again.
    • 1547
      • Edward VI becomes king at the age of 9!
    • 1559
      • Elizabeth I persuades Parliament to help her make England protestant again
    • 1588
      • Elizabeth I defeats the Spanish armada
    • 1629
      • Charles I send Parliament away and rules without them for 11 years.
    • 1642
      • Charles I declares war on Parliament after they refuse to agree with him over taxes and religion
    • 1649
      • Charles I is executed after losing the Civil War with Parliament
    • 1652
      • Oliver Cromwell rules as Lord Protecter
    • 1660
      • When Cromwell dies, Parliament decide to restore the monarchy and invite Charles II to rule.
    • 1688
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