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Timeline

1603 - Elizabeth I dies, James VI of Scotland becomes James I of England.

1605 - Gunpowder plot.

1625 - Death of James I. Charles I becomes king.

1642 - English Civil War starts.

1644 - Battle of Marston Moor.

1645 - Battle of Naseby.

1649 - Charles I exectued. Oliver Cromwell rules England as Lord Protector.

1658 - Death of Oliver Cromwell. His son Richard Cromwell takes over as Lord Protectorbut resigns after 18 months.

1660 - Charles II becomes King of England. England is a monarchy once more.

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Timeline Cont.

1665 - Great Plague.

1666 - Great Fire of London.

1685 - Charles II dies. His brother James II becomes king.

1688 - James II is kicked off English throne. His daughter Mary and her husband William of Orange become joint rulers of England.

1694 - Death of Mary II.

1702 - Death of William of Orange. Mary's sister Anne becomes Queen of England.

1707 - Act of Union with Scotland.

1714 - Death of Queen Anne. George I of Hanover (in Germany) becomes king.

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The House of Stuart

Name of King/Queen | Date as ruler of Britain

King James I | 1603 - 1625

King Charles I | 1625 - 1649

King Charles II | 1660 - 1685

King James II | 1685 - 1688

Queen Mary and King William | 1689 - 1702

Queen Anne | 1702 - 1714

King George I | 1714 - 1727

King George II | 1727 - 1760

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6 Facts about the English Civil War

1 - Civil War is a war within the same country.

2 - English Civil war started in 1642. Ends in 1649. It is 7 years long.

3 - Fought between the King and Parliament.

4 - Supporters of King known as Royalist of Cavaliers.

5 - Supporters of Parliament known as Parliamentarians or Roundheads.

6 - Parliment won!

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Social Life in 1650's

Banned by the Puritans | Reasons for its ban

Playing Football on a sunday. | It distracted you from God.

Getting hair cut or beard trimmed on a sunday. | "

Mending a dress on a sunday. | "

Walking to the next village on a sunday. | "

Using a boat, ferry, barge, horse or coach. | "

Dancing, singing or playing an intrument. | "

Selling goods on a sunday. | "

Walking for no reason. | "

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Social Life in 1650's Cont.

Banned by the Puriatans | Reasons for its ban

Swearing. | Blaspheming.

Being in a tavarn,tobacco house, | It was a sin towards God.

shop or sending for alcohol.

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