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Unformatted text preview: B. Cromwell rules England from 1653-1658: 1. Head of Council of State or “Instrument of Government” 2. Aims for toleration and constitutional government, but really establishes a military dictatorship Film: Cromwell (1970) 3. Invades Ireland in 1649 C. With Cromwell’s death in 1658, restoration of Stuart Monarchy to the throne D Charles II (1660-1685): initially works with parliament, then enters into secret arrangement with Louis XIV of France E. James II (1685-1688) and his pro-Catholic policies alienate country’s elite F. “Glorious Revolution” of 1688: parliament removes James, puts Mary and William of Orange on the throne 1. With the new monarchs’ signing of Bill of Rights, sovereignty is divided between monarchy and parliament; king/queen rules with consent of the governed Doc.: The English Bill of Rights , 1689...
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- Glorious Revolution, Parliament, Charles I of England, Charles II of England, William III of England, James II of England