Hist - Nov. 28

Hist - Nov. 28 - Class Notes Nov. 28 28/11/2007 10:40:00...

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Class Notes – Nov. 28 28/11/2007 10:40:00 The Revolution ‘Settlement’ and Constitutional Monarchy      I. What was the ‘Glorious Revolution’?  - Unprecedented situation - Abdication? But James never renounced his crown - A “Convention Parliament” is called Three Kingdoms without a King:  Assembly of English peers asks for a  Rationales:  ‘Convention Parliament’  - Declares James was tyrannical, no longer King - William and Mary rule together, as a joint monarch Rationales: - Tories: providence, will never happen again, hope that Anne and Mary will take  rule and once again rule as Protestant Stuarts - Whigs: people have a right to resist a ruler that is not satisfactory Division becomes larger over the next 100 years King William III and II (1650-1702) and Queen Mary II (1662-1694):  Crowned,  1689:  Declaration of Rights  - 11 th  of April, 1689 - Coronation oath is different; changed for the first time since Edward I
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course HIST 204 taught by Professor Cowan during the Fall '07 term at McGill.

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Hist - Nov. 28 - Class Notes Nov. 28 28/11/2007 10:40:00...

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