The Stuart Era

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First Stuart Monarch, 1603-25
James I & VI
His firstborn son, died in 1612
Henry, Prince of Wales
Explorer executed in 1618
Sir Walter Raleigh
Second Stuart Monarch, 1625-49
Charles I
His Catholic wife
Henrietta Maria
Period during his reign with no Parliaments
Personal Rule
Conflict started in 1639 that caused the recall of Parliament
Bishops' Wars
King's capital during the Civil Wars
Oxford
First major battle of the Civil Wars
Battle of Edgehill
Army formed in 1645 by Parliament
New Model Army
Its leader during the First Civil War
Sir Thomas Fairfax
Battle that effectively ended King's chances of victory
Battle of Naseby
Period from 1649-1660
Interregnum
'Massacre' took place here, along with at Wexford
Drogheda
Parliament dissolved in 1653
Rump Parliament
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Lord Protector from 1653-1658
Oliver Cromwell
Britain's first written constitution
Instrument of Government
Third Stuart Monarch, 1660-85
Charles II
His nickname
The Merry Monarch
Political Party appearing from Exclusion Crisis, opposed to Tories
Whigs
Fourth Stuart Monarch, 1685-88
James II & VII
Name of the 'Revolution' in 1688 that deposed him
Glorious
His daughter, Queen from 1688-94
Mary II
Her Dutch Husband, King from 1688-1702
William III
Act restricting the King passed in 1689
Bill of Rights
Battle in Ireland in 1690 between James II and William III
Battle of the Boyne
Queen from 1702-1714
Anne
Number of children she outlived
17
Country formed in 1707 after union of England and Scotland
Great Britain
Royal House that took the throne in 1714
House of Hanover
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