Text of England and the Glorious Revolution Parliament Limits the English Monarchy Chapter 5 Section 5
England and the Glorious Revolution Parliament Limits the English Monarchy Chapter 5 Section 5
34 Elizabeth I (1533-1603) 34
35 Elizabeth I English queen Early life/background Daughter of Henry VIII and second wife Anne Boleyn Grew up in the midst of the Protestant Reformation in England Took over the throne in time of turmoil after Catholic sister Mary died. 35
36 Elizabeth I Achievements Brought together England after religious turmoil - temporarily reconciled different protestants and catholics English golden age Ex. Shakespeare Valued the loyalty and dedication of her subjects - to keep peace Beat Spanish Armada (1588) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl3stf20X10 36
37 Elizabeth I Legacy Virgin Queen since she never married England at a high point and developing world power Crown passed to cousin the Stuarts (James I and Charles I) who did not believe in compromising with the Puritans in Parliament Led later to a civil war (1642-1649) and brief overthrow of the monarchy 37
Bloodless Revolution in England Timeline- the struggle between King and Parliament 1603 James I takes the throne in England 1629 Charles I dissolves Parliament 1642 English Civil War begins 1649 Charles I is executed at the end of the Civil War: Oliver Cromwell sets up dictatorship and rules England 1660 - Parliament brings back the monarchy: Charles II is crowned king (the Restoration) 1688 The Glorious Revolution takes place bloodless overthrow of James II 1689 Parliament passes the English Bill of Rights. A constitutional monarchy is established which laws limit the monarchs power.