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    charles i is the king of england and also was the 2nd son of James VI of Scotland (James l of England) and Anne of Denmark., he succeed his father, from 1625 and was executed in 1649. charles was charming and dignified and was also aloof, he kept apart from people and was very narrow-mind. People around him or was in his country complained about his extravagance.charles was like his father, he always going out to look for money and his hobbies was art and enjoying owning fine possessions.Duke of Buckingham is his favorite and also his father's favorite person. Charles i needed money to support his extravagance lifestyle, and he always waste money that was from their country to buy fancy and embroidered clothing. when he don't have much…

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    These laws against witchcraft more than likely had a huge impact on the number of executions in England. The 1604 law by James I legally requires that a person accused of witchcraft is given full legal processing and must be convicted in order to receive any form of punishment for the crime of witchcraft. Just by looking at how lenient the laws were with first time offenders; we can see that this leniency probably cut back on deaths. The lack of individual economic gain through witchcraft…

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    Macbeth and the Gunpowder Plot On March 24, 1603 Queen Elizabeth the first of England died and her reign was gathered by King James the sixth of Scotland. With this new leadership, many citizens began to have hope for the future of their country. Prior to King James ' possession of the throne, Britain had decades of controversy between the new Protestant religion, and the tradition Catholic beliefs. Because King James had a Catholic mother, wife, and daughter it seemed as though he would turn…

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    of England. Shortly after Jamestown was established, Plymouth, Massachusetts was established in the year of 1620 by The Pilgrims. Both of these colony’s had many similarities, but along with these many similarities also came many differences. Some of these similarities and differences include how and by whom the colonies were founded, the main religion that was practiced within those colonies, and the way the colonies were run or their government. Even though the…

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    it inspired Shakespeare to write. The Gunpowder Plot, the plague and the rumored assassination of King James, happened months before Macbeth was first performed. 10. Shapiro mentions court masques in the Prologue of the book. He says that this new dramatic form has been competing with tragedies and comedies. The court masques included lavish costumes, music and choreography. These were performed for the King and cost more than 300 times the cost of a normal…

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    During early 17th century England, Elizabeth I died and was succeeded by James VI of Scotland who inherited a mostly autonomous government at age 37 in 1603. King James developed many favourites throughout his reign with the most infamous being Thomas Overbury, due to his murder in 1613. In his book, “The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England News Culture and The Overbury Affair, 1603 – 1660,” Alastair Bellany discuses many aspects of James’ interpersonal relationships throughout his…

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    The Tragedy of Macbeth “The Tragedy of Macbeth” is a play written by William Shakespeare. The play is believed to have been written in 1605-1606. The earliest account of performance was at Hampton Court on August 7th 1606 before King James I of England and his brother-in-law, King Christian of Denmark. There is evidence that Shakespeare wrote this play to please King James I of England who had previously been crowned James VI of Scotland before succeeding the English throne in 1603 after the…

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    Jamestown Case Study

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    Beginning in the early seventeenth century, King James VI of England, divided the land of Virginia into two colonies. According to J. T. Elliot’s book, King James VI financed expeditions to the New England colony and the Virginia colony through the use of a joint-stock company (Elliot 2006:8). A joint-stock company is a private partnership between investors who will buy stocks as a way to gather enough capital for developing settlements in the two colonies. In April of 1606, a London-based…

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    England's Ruling System

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    England’s ruling system by a parliament started in 1215, after the Magna Carta was signed. The basic concept was; No one is above the law, people who are taxed would have representation, and the right to a fair trial. James VI of Scotland became King James I after Queen Elizabeth died. James claimed he answered only to God, which meant his life was going to be cut short sooner or later. Criticizers of the Anglican Church were Dissenters, and the Puritans were exactly that, wanting to…

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    Portugal ruled over the mercantile scene, England was yet to make its mark. Feeling the pressure, England joined the hunt for natural resources without knowing it would one day be the start of the modern day superpower, the United States. The colonies of both Jamestown in Virginia and Plymouth in Massachusetts set the stage for what would one day be a global leader. Although the English founded both Jamestown and Plymouth, the two settlements became contrasting…

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