Absolutism of Englad

  • Aug 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    -Limited the king's power
    -Signed in 1215
  • The Petition of Right

    This limited the king's power.
  • Charles I tried to make scotland Anglican

    The people from scotland didn't like this.
  • Period: to

    The English Civil War

    This is when King Charles I went against the parlement.
    It was for political reasons and for religious reasons.
    Parlement wins and King Charles I was beheaded. Click here for more info.
  • Oliver Cromwell

    He was the general of parlement.
    He was also know as the "Lord Protector"
  • James II tried to disban parlement

    Turns out parlement disbanned him!
    This caused many problems.
    And eventually this lead to the next event.
  • Pralament rasied and army

    this was in aid of Scotland and Ireland for the Glorious Revolution.
  • Period: to

    Glorious Revolution

    This was when James II went against Ireland and Scotland for religious reasons.
  • James II Fleed

  • William of orange

    He comes when James II flees and he became the leader.
  • Constitutional anarchy made

    this included:
    -more laws
    -Division of powers
    -Conprimise between king parlement
    -no absolute power
    Which basicall said, There was no king, or that king didn't controll all of the kingdom.