ABSOLUTE ENGLISH MONARCHS. The Stuart Monarchy. Mary Queen of Scots and Henry Stuart. Parents of James I Mary was involved in a plot to kill her husband, he did die after a gunpowder explosion blew up his quarters. James I.
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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!
Charles I by Van Dyck (1633)
Great London Plague, 1665, wiping out 100,000 people- 20% of London’s population.
After, Charles II, his younger brother James II would take the throne.
He was 51 years old.