The English Revolution Vocabulary. Unit 5 If you see *** you do not have to write it but I do want you to read it . Royalists or Cavaliers. People who supported King Charles I during the English Civil War. Puritan.
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If you see *** you do not have to write it but I do want you to read it
Protestants who wanted to eliminate (purify) all traces of Catholicism from the Church of England.
***Click the following link to find out what happened to Oliver Cromwell’s head
Branch of government that makes the laws -- Legislative branch of England
Charles I - King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1625-1649). His power struggles with Parliament resulted in the English Civil War (1642-1648) in which Charles was defeated. He was tried for treason and beheaded in 1649.
A tax used in 1634 by Charles I to raise extra revenue. He His taxation decisions led to widespread opposition and led to the English Civil War. In 1641 the tax was declared illegal by Parliament.
The 11 years following 1629 in which Charles I kept Parliament from meeting and exercised absolute power over England.
Style of Governement where everyone, including all authority figures, must obey laws.
***Constitutions, statements of rights, or other laws define the limits of those in power so they cannot take advantage of the elected, appointed, or inherited positions.
Parliament is able to overthrow James II (King Charles I’s Son) which leads to a limited gov’t and the English Bill of Rights
***In this bloodless revolution, the English Parliament and William and Mary agreed to overthrow Mary's father, James II, for the sake of Protestantism. This led to a constitutional monarchy, limited government, a sharing of power with Parliament, and the drafting of the English Bill of Rights. This was a bloodless takeover of power
Document that guarantees the rights and liberty of the individual subject
***use this link to see some of the components of the English Bill of Rights