WHY DID MONARCHICAL GOVERNMENT FAIL IN THE YEARS 1625-49?

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The 1625 Parliament

  • When Charles succeeded to the throne in March 1625, he found an empty Treasury and dwindling credit
  • The loan of £60,000 from City of London merchants was not enough, Charles had to face Parliament
  • The meeting of Parliament in June 1625 intiated a sequence of quarrels that destroyed any co-operation between King and Parliament and led Charles to embark on a period of personal rule in 1629
  • There were disagreements between Charles and Parliament when the Commons refused to grant Charles Tonnage and Poundage, in response to the Manfield campaign
  • Charles was only given a grant for a year, this was done so that he was forced to called parliament regularly
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