Charles the first monarchy
Roundheads- Puritan clergy trained in warfare
Dissenters- Protestants who different with the Church of England
Petition of Right- prohibited the king from raising taxes without the consent of the Parliament or imprisoning anyone without cause.
Commonwealth- England as a republic was known as this
"If I'm not your monarch I will imprison you"
Goals and accomplishments
To call on parliament when in need of funds
Impose high church Anglicanism on the Presbyterian scots
To continue James II's belief in the "Divine Right of Kings"
Known for his devotion to high church Anglicanism; named the Anglican Church's only royal martyred saint
Patronized visual arts
Produced a heir who succeeded him, Charles II, and a spare James II
How the monarch controlled:
Peasantry- heavily taxed citizens
Military- lacked professional officers
Religion- favored the High Anglican form of worship
Tax and spending- raised taxes unnecessarily