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Updated: 11/12/2020
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  • I WANT TO RAISE THE TAXES!
  • you must sign the petition of the right first
  • You may not jail or raise taxes without the approvement of parliament
  • PETITION OF THE RIGHT
  • I need money, I want to put down a rebellion!
  • i´m sorry sir but parliament cannot be dissolved without its own consent, this is why we must execute some of your key ministers
  • -Charles I went to parliament because he wanted to raises taxes-Before Parliament agreed they forced him to sign The Petition of Right
  • -This guaranteed that the king could not unfairly jail or raise taxes without the approval of Parliament.
  • The King agreed, but then immediately dissolved Parliament and ruled without them for 11 yearsKing Charles returned to parliament in hope of getting money to put down a puritan/protestant rebellion
  • -The King was put on trial and convicted, sentenced to death-The execution of Charles I sent shock waves throughout Europe
  • -Took over rule-Made many people happy- reopened theaters and taverns, restored the Church of England and preferred religious toleration
  • -Even after King Charles II death he Was known as a great patron of the arts
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