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James I
from Scotland
James I
first of Stuart dynasty
James I
brought the Presbyterian church
James I
against Tobacco
James I
1605 - Catholic plot to blow up king and Parliament
James I
Wrote the King James Bible
Charles I
1629 – ruled without Parliament for 11 years
Charles I
1640 – Parliament came back
Charles I
Civil War (1642) – Roundheads vs. Cavaliers
Charles I
1642 -1645 - Roundheads gained significant victories under Cromwell.
Charles I
1646 – King surrenders to Parliament.
Charles I
1647 – escapes from a Scottish prison and got an army together
Charles I
Battle of Preston (1648) – his army versus Parliament army.
Charles I
was put on trial and was executed in 1649
Cromwell
named Lord Protector
Cromwell
his son Richard was named Lord Protector
Charles II
gave amnesty to anyone who killed his father
Charles II
brought liberal attitude
Charles II
became a player
Charles II
Nell Gwynne = his mistress
Charles II
The plague killed him (1665- Plague hits London)
Charles II
1666 – great fire in London
Charles II
1667 – Dutch ships hit England.
Charles II
4/5 – of London burned down
Charles II
Christopher Wren – in charge of rebuilding London
Charles II
Observatory built in Greenwich
Charles II
Royal Society
Charles II
Arts flourished
Charles II
John Milton
Charles II
John Locke – England’s first philosopher
Charles II
1672 – all about modern currency
Charles II
1681 – first penny post
James II
converted to Catholicism
James II
1687 – declares the Declaration of Indulgence
James II
Threw bishops into jail.
William III
aka William of Orange
William III
1688 – The Great Rebellion
William III
Takes over with his wife Mary
William III
1684 - Mary dies of smallpox
William III
Act of Settlement – must be of Church of England to rule England
Queen Anne
Last Stuart queen
Charles II
John Locke – England’s first philosopher
Charles II
1672 – all about modern currency
Charles II
1681 – first penny post
James II
converted to Catholicism
James II
1687 – declares the Declaration of Indulgence
James II
Threw bishops into jail.
William III
aka William of Orange
William III
1688 – The Great Rebellion
William III
Takes over with his wife Mary
William III
1684 - Mary dies of smallpox
William III
Act of Settlement – must be of Church of England to rule England
Queen Anne
Last Stuart queen
George I
From Germany
George I
From the House of Hanover
George I
Remnants of Stuart family are currently in France
George I
Kept England from Popery or Catholicism
James III
Old Pretender
James III
Tried to overthrow George I
James III
1715 – Scottish uprisings
George II
despised father
George II
when he was prince of Wales, he tried to proclaim himself monarch.
George II
Young Pretender = Bonny Prince Charlie
George II
1745 – Scottish invasion of England.
George II
Last monarch to be present on a battlefield
George II
Hates son Frederick
George III
Frederick’s son
George III
1773 – Boston Tea Party
George III
1775 – first skirmish at Lexington
George III
1789 – French Revolution
George III
Napoleon comes into power
George III
England’s greatest battle at Traflagar
George III
Had periods of insanity