Limiting English Monarchy

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    English Civil War

    The conflict between King Charles I of England and a large body of his subjects, generally called the “parliamentarians,” that culminated in the defeat and execution of the king and the establishment of a republican commonwealth.
  • Execution of Charles I

    Execution of Charles I
    Resulted in the start of the Commonwealth of England
  • Oliver Cormwell

    Oliver Cormwell
    He becomes 1st Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
  • Restoration

    Charles II restores the English monarchy
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution
    The overthrow of King James II and put William and Mary on the thrown. A constitutional monarchy was set in place to limit the power of the monarchy!