James l believed in Divine Rights of Kings. He believed that his power came from god, he did not believe Parliament was a good idea. In 1628 Parliament tried to limit kings powers which eventually lead to the Civil war of 1642
We are here to overthrow you!
I'm out of here!
In 1642 the Civil War started between the Cavaliers which were supporters of the king, and the Roundheads (supporters of Parliament.)
We are now your rulers!!
Oliver Cromwell and the Roundheads were victorious against King Charles and the Cavaliers. King Charles was beheaded
The nobles did not like how James ll ruled so they brought William of Orange to overthrow him. The Revolution is started. James ll did not have any men to fight for him so he fled.
William and Mary win the Revolution and began ruling. In 1689, they except the thrown.
The English Bill of Rights was founded and laid the foundation for a constitutional monarchy. The monarchy and the Parliament ruled together and destroyed the theory of Divine Rights of Kings.