James I

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1603-1625
James' reign of England
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1604-1610
James' first Parliament
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1606
Bates Case
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1606
Apology of the Commons
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£64,000 in 1603 to £114,000 in 1610
Cost of the royal household
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1610
The Great Contract
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£200,000
The amount parliament offered to cover the loss of feudal dues as part of the Great Contract
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1610-1621
The years without parliament
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1614
The 'addled parliament'
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1615-1616
The Overbury Scandal
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1623
When Villiers was made Duke of Buckingham
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1618-1628
Villiers was Chief minister of England
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1615-1617
The Cockayne Project and the City of London
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1618-1620
Financial reform
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1621 parliament
Problems: fall in exports from the depression, from 30 years war, bad harvest in 1621, wide support for an anti-spanish foreign policy
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1624 parliament - Things that influenced what happened in Parliament
By 1624 James was ill and Charles and Buckingham's plan for war with Spain would be a disaster but James had no strength to oppose.
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1624 parliament - Things that influenced what happened in Parliament
Middlesex was the only one who could deal with royal finances but he had lots of enemies with city merchants and the court but was too weak to defend him
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1624 parliament - Things that influenced what happened in Parliament
James realised Charles and Buckingham's policy of letting parliament discuss foreign policy would cause trouble, but again lacked strength
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1625
Death of James
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1603
Millenary Petition
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1604
Conference held at Hampton Court
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1611
New translation of King James Bible
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1605
Gunpowder Plot
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1604
Treaty of London
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1612
James married his daughter Elizabeth to Frederick Elector Palatine
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1618
James had Walter Raleigh executed after a failed expedition in South America - Raleigh was an enemy of Spanish - James wanted to keep friendship with Spain
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1618
Thirty Years War broke out
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1623
Spanish match - Charles and Buckingham went to Spain to arrange the marriage but failed to see the infanta, so returned determined to start war with Spain
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James' first Parliament

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Bates Case

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Apology of the Commons

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Cost of the royal household

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