By apflute
  • Peace Treaty

    Peace Treaty
    King Charles I raised in army in England, in 1640. Rasing this army costed him a lot of money, and he was now desperately needing some more. So, he made a peace treaty to buy time. During the same year, Charles raised another army. But, England got invaded, and they ended up withdrawing from the war.
  • Young "Love"

    Young "Love"
    On May 2, 1641, Prince William married Mary Henrietta Stuart, who is the eldest daughter of King Charles I. At the time, Mary was only nine, and Prince William was only fourteen! He was forced into marriage.
  • Fleeing

    The king fails in his attempt to arrest the Five Members regarded as his leading opponents in parliament. So, the popular support for the Parliament, ends up forcing the King and his royal family to leave London. They end up going to Oxford.
  • Tornado!

    In Massachusetts, on July 5, 1643, Governor John Winthrop recorded New England’s first tornado. He wrote how it was a very violent storm, that blew down trees, and darkened the air. However, some people think that it wasn't a tornado, and that it was just a "Line Squal."

    On January 18th, 1644, a few Pilgrims, from Boston, spotted a "U.F.O." It was the first U.F.O. ever spotted in America!
  • Execution

    King Charles' advisor, William Laud, was impeached for treason by the Long Parliament. On January 10, 1645, William paid for it, and was sentenced to a harsh death, and he was beheaded.
  • Surrender

    King Charles I, eventually surrenders to the Scots. However, the result of him surrendering did not end the English Civil War altogether. And, there was a second Civil War shortly after that.
  • Alse Young

    Alse Young
    On May 26, 1647, Alse Young was hung in Hartford, Connecticut for suspected witchcraft. She was the first ever to be executed as a witch, in the British American colonies.
  • The Red Fort

    The Red Fort
    On May 13, 1648, The Red Fort was finally finished. It was a symbol of political and economic power. It was built, because people wanted something beautiful to look at, as they went down the river side.
  • Beheaded!

    The Army became very fed up with Charles, and started calling him "The Man of Blood." Charles was charged with treason against the people of England. But, he refused to answer the charges, but eventually was found guilty, and was sentenced to death. On January 30, 1649, King Charles I was beheaded for Treason.