England's Age of Exploration

  • End of the Tudor Dynasty

    End of the Tudor Dynasty
    The Tudor Dynasty ended with Elizabeth I in 1603.
  • Thirty Years' War

    Thirty Years' War
    The Thirty Years' War was a series of wars in Central Europe lasting from 1618 to 1648.
  • English Civil War

    The English Civil War was a war that was fought between Parliament's New Model Army (Roundheads) and Royalist supporters of Charles I (Cavaliers).
  • Battle of Edgehill

    Battle of Edgehill
    Battle of Edgehill started the English Civil War.
  • King Charles I Dies

    Charles I was found guilty for treason and put to death by the removal of his head.
  • Battle of Worcester

    Battle of Worcester
    Civil War ended with the Parliamentary victory at the Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651.
  • Habeas Corpus Act is signed

    The Habeas Corpus Act was passed by English Parliament to guarantee individuals the right to a judge and fair trial.
  • James II Reign

    James II Reign
    James II was crowned King of England, along with his wife, Mary of Modena.
  • Cabinet System develops in England

    Cabinets acted in the ruler's name but in reality represented the major party of Parliament.
  • English Bill of Rights

    King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. It guaranteed certain rights to English citizens and declared that elections for Parliament would happen frequently. By accepting this document, they supported a limited monarchy, a system in which they shared their power with Parliament and the people.