Englands remonstrance to their King
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Englands remonstrance to their King wherein is declared the humble desire of His Majesties loyall and faithfull subjects within the kingdome of England, to the Kings Most Excellent Majestie, now resident in the Isle of Wight : containing the very sense of all the true hearted of the kingdom, touching His Majesties royall person ... by

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Published by Printed for G. Horton, and are to be sold at the Royall Exchange in Cornhill in [London] .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649.

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Other titlesEnglands petition to King Charles, Englands petition to King Charles.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 183:10.
ContributionsCharles I, King of England, 1600-1649
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 6 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16747736M

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The Grand Remonstrance. First proposed by John Pym, the effective leader of opposition to the King in Parliament and taken up by George Digby, John Hampden and others, the Grand Remonstrance summarised all of Parliament's opposition to Charles' foreign, financial, legal and religious policies, setting forth separate points of objection and calling for the expulsion of all bishops from. The Scots would not suffer an English king to be their lord, but a Scottish king to rule the English, that was an idea they could rally It was payback, and the Scottish rev-eled in it. And amazingly, the English did not King James I of England By John R. Mabry The King James Version, the Best-Selling Book of All Time At the beginning of File Size: KB. James I(King James VIof Scotland) He brought with him ideas such as "the divine right of kings" he believed that since kings were appointed by God, they were above all men and their laws. James thought of Parliament as, " cries, shouts, and confusion" He felt he could ask Parliament for large amounts of money, until Parliament proved unreceptive. Also, in , Parliament presents The Grand Remonstrance, which was a demand for political and church reform. The Grand Remonstrance ordered Charles to stop the ship money tax inland, abolish and demolish the Star Chamber, and requesting that English Common Law have power over the king.

The King did not sign it and Parliament disbanded, but after fighting a while longer he conjured Parliament during Long Parliament, where he finally signed the Triennial Act (and John Pym stated the Grand Remonstrance, which basically said how horrible Charles I was). The Grand Remonstrance, with the Petition accompanying it. [Presented to the King, December I, Rushworth, iv. See Hist. of Engl.x. , , ] The Petition of the House of Commons, which accompanied the Remonstrance of the state of the kingdom, when it was presented to His Majesty at Hampton Court, December 1, Most Gracious Sovereign.   England’s Forgotten King. 19 May By Catherine Hanley. The remaining royalists hastily had him crowned as Henry III and declared their allegiance to him. This left the other barons with a dilemma. Ostensibly they had overthrown John because of all the laws he had broken and the wrongs he had done – they could hardly level the same Author: Catherine Hanley. The alternative was to show cause why the king should not be trusted with a control which was his by constitutional right. The Grand Remonstrance So the Opposition leaders drew up the Grand Remonstrance, a detailed indictment enumerating all the arbitrary proceedings, all the misgovernment, with which the king had been charged.

  It includes a nice photograph of each king and queen as well as brief description of their reign. (Now certainly, this book is not designed for an in depth study.) If that is your intention, you should look at Winston Churchill's book that I have mentioned. Perhaps the greatest thing about this book is the chapter that focuses on King Henry VIII.4/5(21).   The People's King follows the six intense weeks leading up to the abdication of Edward VIII, considered by many to be among the most compelling love stories of the last century. Just six months before their wedding, the only people who had heard of Wallis Simpson were those people who belonged to the tiny social circle surrounding the royal by: 6. 5. Barbarous Catholics and Puritan Populists. The Irish Rising and the Politics of Fear. Parliament reassembled on 20 October and soon after it was presented with a utopian tract called A description of the famous kingdome of was consciously modelled on Thomas More’s Utopia and Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis and took the form of a dialogue in which a traveller, someone with. United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Charles I (–49): Father and son could hardly be more different than were James and Charles. Charles was shy and physically deformed. He had a speech defect that made his pronouncements painful for him and his audiences alike. Charles had not been raised to rule. His childhood had been spent in the shadow of his brother, Prince Henry, who had died in