English 201 - 17th Century English Civil Wars

English 201 - 17th Century English Civil Wars - army 1648...

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Civil Wars and a Monarchy in Crisis: English Rule in the Seventeenth Century 1603-1625 James I reigns 1605 Gunpowder plot – indicates seriousness of Catholic Resistance 1611 King James Bible printed – new translation with graceful phrasing; supported ceremonial and hierarchical church 1625 James I dies, succeeded by Charles I, his son 1629-1640 Charles I dissolved Parliament, conducted “personal rule” 1640 Charles I summons Parliament to approve taxes for dealing with Scottish rebellion; Parliament refuses to disband 1641 Charles attempts to arrest 5 members of Parliament for treason 1642 Civil war begins between King’s army and Parliament’s
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Unformatted text preview: army 1648 Kings army defeated, Charles I imprisoned on the Isle of Wight 1649 Charles I executed 1649-1660 Interregnum 1649-1653 Parliament governs England as Commonwealth 1653 Oliver Cromwell, leader of Parliamentary army, becomes Lord Protector 1653-1660 England is Protectorate under Oliver Cromwell and then, his son Richard 1660 The Restoration Charles II, exiled son of Charles I, proclaimed King by a new Parliament Restoration of the monarchy, the royal court, the Church of England, and professional theatre...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 201 taught by Professor Crome-romanovski during the Fall '07 term at Ohio State.

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