James 1603-1618

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Domestic Affairs

  • Buckingham elections for first Parliament 1604 (Goodwin vs. Fortesque)
  • Shirley case 1604
  • Apology of House of Commons at end of 1604 Parliament
  • Union 1604-7
  • Robert Calvin 1608
  • Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset
  • Howard faction 1611-18
  • Addled parliament 1614
  • Rise of Buckingham
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Financial

  • financial problems inherited
  • Wardship
  • Purveyance
  • Impositions - Bate's Case
  • The Great Contract 1610
  • Cockayne Project 1615-7
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Religion

  • Bye and Main Plot 1603
  • Gunpowder Plot 1605
  • Millenary Petition 1603
  • Hampton Court Conference January 1604
  • Bancroft's Canons February 1604
  • Abbott appointed Archbishop 1611
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Foreign Policy

  • Treaty of London 1604
  • Union of European States 1608
  • James' daughter, Elixabeth, married Frederick of Palatinate 1612
  • 1613 Dutch & Protestant officials sent over marriage terms but instead made close relationship with Spanish ambassador Count Gondomar 
  • 1616 considered marrying Charles to Spanish infanta
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