DevelopmentOfEnglishConstitutionalMonarchy

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Ms. Susan M. Pojer Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H. S.      Chappaqua, NY Horace Greeley H. S.      Chappaqua, NY Ms. Susan M. Pojer Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H. S.      Chappaqua, NY Horace Greeley H. S.      Chappaqua, NY English English Constitutional Constitutional Monarchy Monarchy
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Background (1215-1603) Background (1215-1603)
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              Magna Carta, 1215 a King John I forced to accept it. a A list of demands made by the nobility. a Created a CONTRACT between the king and the  aristocracy. a Established principles which limited the power of  the king: Established basic legal rights. The king must ask for popular consent for taxes. Accused must have jury trial.
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Model Parliament, 1295 a King Edward I brought his military  leaders and nobility together as a  Parliament to ask their consent to new  taxes. a Established the principle of  parliamentary  “power of the purse.”  a A radical new idea for any monarch to  ask for anything!
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The Elizabethan “Bargain” a Parliament: Would have the power to tax. Can debate and amend disputed  bills. a The Monarch: Had the royal  perogative  [right/choice]  on foreign  policy.
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The Early Stuarts (1603-1649) The Early Stuarts (1603-1649)
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The Stuart Monarchy
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James I  [r. 1603-1625] James I’s speech to the House of  Commons: I am surprised that my ancestors  should ever be permitted such an  institution to come into existence.  I  am a stranger, and found it here  when I arrived, so that I am obliged  to put up with what I cannot get  rid of!
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James I  [r. 1603-1625] a Wanted absolute power. a He quickly alienated a Parliament  grown accustomed under the Tudors  to act on the premise that monarch  and Parliament TOGETHER ruled  England as a  “balance polity.”
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James I  [r. 1603-1625] a He alienated the Puritans by his  strong defense of the Anglican  Church. a Many of England’s gentry [mostly  rich landowners below the level of the  nobility] became Puritans. These Puritan gentry formed an  important and large part of the  House of Commons. It was NOT WISE to alienate  them!
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Gunpowder Plot, 1605 a An attempt by some provincial Catholics to  kill King James I and most of the Protestant  aristocracy. a Blow up the House of Lords during the state  opening of Parliament. Guy Fawkes
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Executions of the Gunpowder Plotters
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James I  [r. 1603-1625] a Problems he faced: Large royal debt. He wasn’t English 
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HISTORY 103 taught by Professor Livingston during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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