Growth of Royal Power in England - Moo Moo Thaw

Growth of Royal Power in England - Moo Moo Thaw

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  • William The Conqueror - England
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  • Henry III - England
  • John - England
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  • Christmas Day 1066 - William took control over England which gave him the name "William the Conqueror". He create the book “Domesday Book”. The Domesday Book listed castles,fields,etc. throughout the England.
  • Edward I - England
  • In 1154 Henry II inherited the throne, he was well-educated and expand customs into the laws. Henry created an English legal system which became the English common law.
  • Magna Carta
  • Henry II's son was John, he accepted England as an fief and was not a king you would consider great.  John was clever, greedy and cruel, and untrustworthy. But In 1215 John was forced to sign the Magna Carta by a group of barons. The Magna Carta improved England with limitions with royal power and rights.
  • Model Parliament 
  •  Edward I became king in 1295 and summoned the Parliament and the Parliament could insist that the King could demand before the voting for taxes , this was the power of a king. 
  • In June 1215 King John was forced to sign the Magna Carta by English barons. The Magna Carta symbolizes justice for everyone even royalty. Everyone was required to follow the law which meant the king could not abuse his power. The document guaranteed fairness and rights to individuals.
  • The Model Parliament of 1295 was created by king Edward I. One house was called The House of Commons which were representatives of middle-class and knights. The other was The House of the Lords and they consisted on noble men and clergy men. The houses discuss about important matters like health,crime,etc.
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