Charles I of England
Birth date: November 19, 1600
Death date: January 30, 1649
Dates of Reign: 1625-1649, England
Charles was the second son of James VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark. His older brother, Henry, died of typhus when Charles was young, leaving him to rule. Charles married Henrietta Maria of France.
Map of England during the early 1600s
Charles was King of England during this time period.
Charles on his horse
During the first battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Edgehill, Charles rode around on his horse.
English Civil War
Charles and his disagreements with Parliament led to the English Civil War.