Following the events from the death of Cromwell to the end of the Glorious Revolution.
English Absolutism by Josh Belcher
One evening in 17th century England...
Oliver Cromwell, the ruler of England, passed away due to natural causes.
Many were opposed to Cromwell's commonwealth style of government, so they supported Charles II as their new ruler.
At first his reign seemed promising. He followed the Magna Carta and Petition of Right, allowed a certain degree of religious toleration, and other actions.
However, once he began ruling in an absolute manner similar to Louis XIV, many became doubtful. Soon, two factions formed, the Tories (supporters) and the Whigs (opposers).
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