Slides in this set
What is Personal Rule?
Known by his critics as the 11 years of
It means that he ruled the country
without being answerable to parliament.
This wasn't a new concept and his father
had done the same.
Charles began to think maybe didn't
need parliament at all.…read more
Overview of Personal Rule
11 years! Not even
Elizabeth had gone this
Anti-Court long without calling
Finance: Charles had
consensus. Court Parliament.
to look for new ways
became far removed to raise revenue.
from its people. Distanced him from
Foreign Policy: After Rule
disasters with France and 1629-40 Religion: Policies of
Spain, could not afford Charles and Laud
conflict. Neutrality was emphasised Arminianism-
favoured. Secret Catholics?…read more