History Project

History Project

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  • You will listen to me, I am your king. If I say I want divine right and absolute monarchy I mean it! I also need money and you are going to give it to me.
  • Okay! I agree!
  • I think we should raise taxes
  • Okay but we the Parliament have decided that you have to sign the Petition of Right before we give you more money.
  • I don't need Parliament. I did agree but you know what, I am going to dissolve them. I am an absolute monarch and I can make my own decisions!
  • *11 Years later*
  • I know I got rid of all of you but I really need some money to put down this puritan/protestant rebellion.
  • Well we all have other ideas.
  • On the half of everyone in Parliament we declare that Parliament can't be dissolved without our own consent.
  • Charles I lashed back marching an army into parliament to arrest radical members of the House of Commons. Many members escaped, the battle moved to actual battlefields. 
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