Why did monarchical government fail in 1629?

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  • Why did Monarchical Government fail in 1629?
    • The Duke of Buckingham
      • Buckingham's meeting at York House stirred up religious tensions between puritans and arminians.
      • The Mansfield expedition was a failure
      • Buckingham had poor diplomacy
      • Buckingham led Charles to a disastrous foreign policy which made parliament believe he had too much influence over the King.
    • Parliament
      • Parliament attempted to impeach Buckingham in 1625
      • Parliament only granted subsidies worth £120,00 in 1625 for the war with Spain when £1 million was required.
      • Holles and Valentine started conflict and attacked the speaker of the house in 1629 to prevent him from passing proceedings.
      • Petition of Right 1628
      • Parliament took advantage of Charles' inexperience and youth and attempted to take some of his royal power away
    • Charles I
      • Charles firmly believed in the Divine Right of Kings
      • Ignored the Petition Of Right
      • Promoted Arminian Clergy
      • Collected duties such as tonnage and poundage without parliamentary permission
      • Dissolved Parliament to keep prerogative power
      • Introduced martial law
      • Charles was young and inexperienced when he came into power and believed his subjects were obliged to obey him
    • It was nobody's fault
      • Charles inherited the war with Spain
      • Religious tensions between arminians and puritans were present during James I reign.
      • Charles I came to power when confrontation between King and parliament was inevitable


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