King James I ruled by Divine Right, closed down Parliament, collected his own taxes, ruled alone until 1621 and spent money freely.
No Parliament _________ _____
King Charles I would observe the petition of Rights of his subjects and end martial law which means he agreed to ending housing of his troops in practice homes Parliament.
_______ ___ _______
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The book of common prayer, Charles I tried to force this English prayer book on the Scottish and they rioted.
English prayer book
No more English prayer books!
English Civil war, began over absolute power. Charles was planning on attacking the Parliament.
Ok troops, we are going to takeover the Parliament!
On my count 3,2,1!!
Charles invaded the Parliament with his army.
Ready to fight your majesty!
Prepare for attack!
Cromwell organized a new model army of skilled soldiers called the Roundheads, made up of people regardless of their place in society while king Charles I army was called the Cavaliers, made up of nobility.