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When were the wars of religion in France
1562-98
Accession of Henri IV of France?
1594
Date of Edict of Nantes?
1598
When was Henri IV of France assassinated?
1610
When did Louis XIII accede to the French throne?
1610
Who was Regent during Louis XIII's minority?
Marie de Medici
When was Louis XIII born and when did he die?
1601-1643
When was Louis XIII king of France?
1610-1643
When was the declaration of Louis XIII's majority?
1614
When did James VI & I accede to the English throne?
1603
When did James VI become king of Scotland?
1567
When was the Gunpowder Plot?
1605
When and what was the Bate's case during James I and VI's reign?
1606 - Upheld King's prerogative right to levy impositions.
When did Louis XIII take over governing France with Luynes?
1617
When did Louis XIII try to re-establish Catholicism in Béarn?
1618
When did Louis XIII first go to war against his mother?
1619
When did Louis XIII go to war against his mother for the second time?
1620
When did Louis XIII invade Béarn?
1620
What were the dates of the Protestant rebellion in France during Louis XIII's reign?
1620-9
When did Luynes (effectively Louis XIII's first minister) die?
1621 on campaign against the Protestants of Béarn?
When did Louis XIII assert his personal rule?
1621 following the death of his minister Luynes.
When was Richelieu created a cardinal?
1622
When did Richelieu become Louis XIII's chief minister?
1624
When was James I's 'Declaration of Sports'?
1618
When did Charles and Buckingham visit Madrid to try to speed up Charles' marraige arrangements?
1623
Who was Charles I's wife?
Henrietta Maria of France, Henri IV's daughter.
When did Charles I marry Henrietta Maria of France?
1625
When did James VI and I die?
1625
When did Charles I reign in British Isles?
1625-1649
When was Charles I's Act of Revocation?
1625
What did Charles I's Act of Revocation attempt to do?
Revoke crown gifts of royal and kirk property in Scotland?
When was the Day of Dupes?
November 1630
What was the Day of Dupes?
Richelieu gaining Louis XIII's support in place of his mother, Marie de Medici?
When was the Five Knights' case in England?
1627
Five Knights' case - What did the judges upheld? How did Charles I alter the record?
1. King's prerogative to imprison 'forced loan' refusers without trial.
2. Charles had judges' decision altered to show that the king had a 'general' right to imprison without trial.
When was the Petition of Right presented to, and accepted by, Charles I?
1628
What four key things were made illegal by the Petition of Right in Charles I's reign?
1628 - condemned extra-parliamentary taxation; arbitrary imprisonment;billeting of troups; martial law
When was the personal rule of Charles I?
1629-1640
When was Thomas Wentworth appointed Lord Deputy of Ireland?
1632
When did William Laud become Archbishop of Canterbury?
1633
When, during Charles I's reign was James I's Book of Sports republished?
1633
When were the first Ship Money writs issued to English maritime counties?
1634
When was the new book of Canons issued in Scotland (Charles I's reign)?
1636
What was the Hampden ship money case?
John Hampden refused to pay Ship money. Judges found against him, but only in a 7:5 judgement
When was the Hampden ship money case?
1637-8
When did Louis XIII and Richelieu declare war on Spain and when did the war finish?
1635-59
When were the Croquant rebellions during Louis XIII's reign surpressed?
1637
When was Louis XIV born?
1638
When, during Louis XIII's reign were the Nu-Pieds revolts?
1639
When was the first Bishops' War?
1639
What treaty ended the first Bishops' war?
Treaty of Berwick in 1639.
When were the Prayer Book riots in Scotland?
1637
When was the Scottish National Covenant signed?
1638
When was Jansen's 'Augustinus' published?
1640
When was Mazarin created a cardinal?
1641
When did Richelieu die?
December 1642
When did Mazarin become chief minister of France?
1642
When did Louis XIII die? (Year and month)
May 1643
When did Louis XIV accede to the French throne?
May 1643
When did the Regency of Anne of Austria begin in France?
1643
When was the Short Parliament?
April to May 1640
When was the Root and Branch Petition?
1640
What was the main point of the Root and Branch petition?
Complain about Bishops.
When was the Second Bishops' War?
1640
What treaty concluded the Second Bishops' War?
Treaty of Ripon
When was Charles I's plot to assassinate leading Scottish Covenanters?
1641
When was Strafford impeached and executed?
1641
When was English Parliament's Grand Remonstrance to Charles I?
1641
Three key points of Grand Remonstrance of 1641 to Charles I?
Listed Kings faults and remedies; Restrict Bishops' power and set up reforming synod; parliament to have say in appointment of King's minsters.
When did Charles I attempt to arrest 5 English MPs? (Year and month)
January 1642
When and where did Charles I raise his standard in the First Civil War? (place, year, month)
Nottingham, August 1642
When was the Solemn League and Covenant alliance between English parliament and Scots? (year and month)
September 1643
When were the Frondes in France?
1648-53
When were the royalists defeated at Marston Moor? Month, year.
July 1644
When was Archbishop Laud executed? Month, year
January 1645
When was battle of Naseby? Month, year.
June 1645
Where and when did Charles I surrender to the Scottish army?
Newark 1646
When were the Putney debates?
1647
When was the Peace of Westphalia between France and the Empire?
1648
When during the Regency of Anne of Austria was the French government effectively bankrupt? Month, year.
July 1648
Which treaty ended the Fronde parlementaire?
Treaty of Rueil.
When did the Treaty of Rueil end the Fronde parlementaire?
1649
When did Mazarin go into exile during the Princely Fronde?
1650
When was the second English Civil War?
1648
During the second civil war in 1648, where did Cromwell defeat the Scots?
Preston
When were the Newport negotiations with Charles I?
1648
When was Pride's purge?
1648
When was Charles I executed? Month, Year.
January 1649
When did Louis XIV enter Paris and end the Princely Fronde?
1652
When was the coronation of Louis XIV?
1654
When were Pascal's 'Provincial Letters' published?
1656
When was the English Protectorate?
1653-8
When did Cromwell forcibly dissolve the Rump parliament? Month, year.
April 1653
When was the Barebones parliament?
July-December 1653
Who was Louis XIV's wife?
Maria-Theresa of Spain
When did Mazarin die?
1661
When did Louis XIV marry Maria-Theresa of Spain?
1660
When did the personal rule of Louis XIV begin?
1661
When did Oliver Cromwell die? Month, year.
September 1658
When was Booth's failed royalist rising in Cheshire?
1659
When did Monck and the English army march south from Scotland?
1660
Which declaration restored the monarchy in England?
Declaration of Breda.
When was the Declaration of Breda?
1660
When was Venner's Fifth Monarchy rising?
1661
When did the Cavalier parliament restore bishops in England?
1661
When was Port-Royal closed to stop the spread of Jansenism?
1664
Which institution was particularly associated with Jansensim in France?
Port-Royal
When was Colbert named Controller General of Finances in France?
1665
When did Anne of Austria die?
1666
When did Charles II marry Catherine of Braganza?
1662
Who was Charles II's wife?
Catherine of Braganza
During Charles II's reign, when was the plague in London?
1665
When was the Great Fire of London?
1666
When did Louis XIV take up permanent residence at Versailles?
1677
When was the secret Treaty of Dover between Charles II and Louis XIV?
1670
When during Charles II's reign was the Popish Plot?
1678-9
When during Charles II's reign was the Exclusion crisis?
1679-81
When was the French Court and administration moved to Versailles?
1682
When did Colbert die?
1683
When did Maria-Theresa die?
1683
When was the Revocation of the Treaty of Nantes?
1685
When was the Dragonnades?
1685
What were the Dragonnades?
Quartering of French troops on the Huguenots?
When was the first Exclusion Bill introduced in the English parliament?
1679
When was the Second Exclusion parliament?
1680
When was the Exclusion Bill reintroduced for a second time?
1680
When was Oliver Plunkett executed?
1681
When was the Rye House plot?
1683
What was the Rye House plot?
An alleged plot to assassinate Charles II on his way to Newmarket races.
When did Charles II die?
1685
When did James VII and II accede to the throne?
1685
When was Monmouth's rebellion?
1685
What was Monmouth's rebellion?
Attempt to topple James II and restore religious rights eroded since Charles II.
When did James II begin purging JPs and lords lieutenants?
1686
What was James II's first Declaration of Indulgence?
Suspended all penal laws against dissenters and suspended the Test and Corporartion Acts.
What was the Corporation Act of 1661?
Required that only those who took Anglican sacrements could hold municipal office.
When was the Corporation Act passed in Charles II's reign?
1661
When was the Act of Uniformity in Charles II's reign?
1662
What did the Act of Uniformity legislate for?
Only Anglicans could hold positions in the Church, Schools and universities.
When was the Conventicle Act?
1664
What did the Conventicle Act seek to achieve?
Prohibited all assemblies not held in accordance with Book of Common Prayer amongst groups of five or more not in the same family.
When was the Five Mile Act passed?
1665
What were the provisions of the Five Mile Act?
Prevented preachers and teachers, who had not pledged allegiance to Anglican Church from coming within five miles of any town or city/where they had previously had a parish.
When did James II make a second Declaration of Indulgence?
1688
When was James II's son born?
1688
Why was the birth of a son to James II and Mary of Modena important?
Because it meant a Catholic taking precedence in over Protestant Mary of Orange in line to the English throne.
When did James II order four Catholic regiments to England from Ireland? Month, year.
October 1688
When did William of Orange land in England?
1688
When did French troops burn the Palatinate?
1689
When was the massacre of Glencoe?
1692
When was the Bank of England founded?
1694
When did Queen Mary die?
1694
When did Charles II of Spain die?
1700
What were the dates of the War of Spanish Succession?
1702-5
When was the Battle of Blenheim?
1704
When was the Battle of Oudenarde?
1708
When was the Act of Union between England and Scotland?
1707
When was the Treaty of Utrecht?
1713
What were the four main provisions of the Treaty of Utrecht?
Spain ceded Gibraltar and Menorca to Britain; Prince Charles Edward forced to leave France; confirmation of Protestant succession in Britain; France kept all territory gained from 1659-1702.
When was the Papal Bull Unigenitus issued?
1713
What did the 1713 Bull Unigenitus do?
Condemned Jansenism.
When did Louis XIV die?
1715
When did Louis XV accede to the French throne?
1715
When were the Sacheverell riots in England?
1710
When was the Occasional Conformity Act passed?
1711
When did William III of England die?
1702
When did Queen Anne accede to the throne in England?
1702
When did Queen Anne die?
1714
When did George I of Hannover accede to the British throne?
1714
What did the Occasional Conformity Act provide for?
Prevented Non-conformists and Catholics from occasional attendence at Anglican Church in order to obtain public office.
When was`the Test Act passed in Charles II's reign?
1673
What was the point of the Test Act of 1673?
To ensure that office-holders took Anglican sacraments