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5 08, 2017

Cromwell and Early Modern Britain

By |2019-09-17T11:37:52-07:00August 5th, 2017|Modern Europe|2 Comments

James I of England James I of England When Queen Elizabeth died in 1603 AD, she left England in very good shape. Because Elizabeth had no children, she left power to her nephew James I, the son of her sister Queen Mary. More about Queen Elizabeth European history articles James I was 37 years old. He [...]

4 08, 2017

British Bill of Rights – European government

By |2019-02-14T20:41:55-07:00August 4th, 2017|Government, Modern Europe|0 Comments

Beginning of the Bill of Rights How much power did British rulers have? Ever since King John agreed to the Magna Carta in England in 1215 AD, people in England had agreed that the king or queen couldn't just do whatever they wanted. Even the king had to obey the law. The Magna Carta More about King John [...]

2 08, 2017

Medieval England – History of Europe

By |2017-08-02T17:40:31-07:00August 2nd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

Henry III of England King John died in 1216 AD, the year after John signed the Magna Carta. His son Henry III succeeded him. (Henry III was named after his grandfather Henry II.) Henry III was only nine years old when he became king. So he pretty much had to do whatever the barons (the rich men) told him [...]