Date at which Martin Luther wrote the Ninety-Five.
Date at which the bible was translated in English.
Act in Restraint of Appeals
The king receives legal power to annul marriages
Henry VIII married Ann Boleyn
Act of Supremacy
Henry VIII becomes supreme head of the Church of England.
Union Act - UK/Wales
Feb 20, 1546
Edward VI - Coronation
Period: Feb 20, 1546 to Jul 6, 1553
Edward VI - Length of Reign
Jan 28, 1547
Henry VIII - Death
Book of Common Prayer
Publication date of the Book of Common Prayer
Jul 6, 1553
Edward VI - Death
Oct 1, 1553
Mary I - Coronation
Period: Oct 1, 1553 to Nov 17, 1558
Mary I - Length of Reign
Nov 17, 1558
Mary I - Death
Elizabeth - Act of Supremacy
Queen Elizabeth I becomes "Supreme Governor of the Church of England".
Act of Uniformity
Jan 15, 1559
Elizabeth I - Coronation
Elizabeth I's coronation after Queen Mary Tudor's death.
Period: Jan 15, 1559 to
Elizabeth I - Length of Reign
Queen Elizabeth's length of reign until her death.
The Northern Rebellion
Rebellion against Queen Elizabeth I. Led by the Earls of Westmorland and Northumberland.
Pope Pius V's papal bull : "Regnans in Excelsis" against Elizabeth.
Mary Stuart - Execution
Mary Queen of Scots was executed for she was fomenting a plot against Queen Elizabeth I
Defeat of the "Invincible Armada"
England was victorious against Spain's "Invincible" Armada.
King James' Bible
New English translation of the Bible.
Elizabeth I - Death
James VI of Scotland --> James I of England - Coronation
James VI of Scotland becomes James I of England and was coroned as King of England.
The Gunpowder Plot
A small group of Catholics planned to blow up Parliament and James I along with it.
James I - Death
Charles I - Coronation
Petition of Rights
The Three Resolutions
The Parliament declared that anyone bringing in "Popery or Arminianism" or to alter the protestant forms of the Church of England was an enemy of the Kingdom. Same goes for advising the King to collect custom duties wirthout Parliament's consent. Led to the MPs imprisonment
The Personal Rule
King Charles I declared there would be no more parliaments.
New Prayer Book
Introduction of the Book of Common Prayer in Scotland.
The Scottish crisis
Treaty of Ripon
Peace treaty between England and Scotland after the latest' victory.
Document summarizing King Charles I's misdeeds and concluding on "revolutionary" demands.
Charles' declaration of war
King Charles I declares war to Parliament.
Battle of Naseby
Turning point in the war as the Royalist forces weakened.
Defeat of the Royalists
The King and the Royalists surrendered and were officially defeated by the Parliamantarians.
Kingdom of England --> Commonwealth
England was declared a republic.
King Charles I - Execution
King Charles I was executed for high treason.
Rump Parliament dissolved
Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament. MPs were ordered to leave.
End of the Commonwealth
The end of the Commonwealth, and start of the Protectorate
Cromwell - Death
Cromwell died and his son became Lord Protector, but for only 6 months, causing chaos.
Restoration of monarchy. Charles II became King of England.
Act of uniformity
All ministers had to swear to conform to the Book of Common Prayer
Great Fire of London
The Popish Plot
Rumour of a plot by the French to murder Charles II and replace him with his Catholic brother James II
Charles II - Death
Charles II died and was succeeded by James II
James II - Coronation
William of Orange's Invasion of England
The Parliament invited William of Orange (the King's son in law) to invade England and take the throne. He succeeded.
William of Orange --> William III - Coronation
William of Orange becomes King William III of England.
The Bill of Rights
William III - Death
William III died and was succeeded by Anne (last stuart monarch).
Anne Stuart - Coronation
Anne Stuart became Queen of England
Union Act - UK/Scotland
Act of Settlement
King William III and Mary II had no surviving children and their potential Stuart successors were Catholics. Thus, they ensured there would be a Protestant successor