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Evolutions of parliament 1.Henry 2 advisory council 2.John 1 1215 magna carta 3.Henry 3 provisions of oxford 4.Simon de Montfort adds bour5.Edward 3 model p added poor 6.Division of parliament 7.Parliament powerful enough to remove one king and set another on the throne (Richard 2and Henry 4) Edward the Confessor Comes to power in 1042 and is the first modern ruler Known as the confessor because he had a talent for making people confessing to crimes In other words he enjoyed torture and pain he was just that mean He was not popular with the barons of England bc of this A group of barons decided to overthrow England Another word for barons (nobility) Edward goes to a kinsman of his to ask for help against enemies This kinsman is known as William the Duke of Normandy Edward cannot offer him money for favor however he has no heirs so he offers him the throne William agrees to help Edward, they are victorius A few years go by and Edward gets sick and dies Another kinsman of his named Harold locks himself and his bff in Edwards bedroom Harold claims that on his death bed Edward proclaimed Harold as the king of England and has his bff to support his statement English aren’t to upset bc Edward and Harold are Saxons and William is a norman Harold had usurped the throne from William (usurp- to take away) Its very easy to invade an island Nobody has ever been successful in invading England William duke of Normandy is also known as William the conquerer King of france was William 1 uncle Harold had bigger numbers and better trained army, statistically he should have wonWilliams of armies was made up of other knights born on the wrong side of the blanket and second and third sons Back then only first born son inherited land Mathilde was Williams wife: was an arranged marriage, she was a constant as he fought for title Most of Williams army was single Harold successfully invaded England in 1066 Mathilde and William have two sons William rufus and henry William rufus had a red hair and red beard Everyone likes William rufus hes fun, but hes gay
Lots of people have no patience with a gay guy and are doubting his future reign William rufus becomes the second king of England William rufus went missing on a hunting trip and died of a “hunting accident” Many people believe that his younger brother henry arranged his death Henry the first becomes the king of England and is prosporous He has one surviving child a daughter mathilda Mathilda lives in france with her husband Geoffrey pf Anjou People don’t want a woman ruling England A cousin named steven becomes king Steven usurps the throne from mathildaSteven was a good king England was growing and prospouring Mathilda wasn’t objecting or making problems about not having control They thought he had two many concussions and resulted in short term memory loss Mathilda and Geoffrey had a son named henry 2 Henry agrees to fight steven for throne, they have some small conflicts

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