In 1066 Edward changed his mind and gave crown to Harold who had no tie to the throne. William had conquered through surpurb purpose and generalship it had obtained him dukedom and now kingdom. William decided he would seize the thrown by force. He disposed his rival king. William advanced towards London to south and west of city his men burned and slaughtered everything in their path.
In 1586 he decided to build the invincible Armada (Spanish Armada Defeated). By the year 1587 the Armada was finished being built. Sir Francis Drake, the captain of the English Army, forced the delay of the ship’s departure until May 1588 (Spanish Armada Defeated). The defeat of the Spanish Armada caused Spain to become a second rate world power and forced Spain to change its goal for exploration. For a short point in time King Philip was married to Queen Elizabeth’s half-sister Mary.
James became the titular ruler of Scotland and gained complete control of the throne (Biography). The gunpowder plot on Nov 5, 1605 was a plan to blow up King James and parliament by catholic, but they plan didn’t work out as planned (Levi). James was the first of the Stuart rulers, he was a self-centered scholar with a little knowledge of men of Scotsman with understand of England (White). He was an alien he dressed different from the others in England. King James conserve that smokers is dangerous to the enormous and imposes a tax on tobacco.
Jacob Leisler was born in Germany; he was married to Elsje Tymens in 1663. He was a wealthy merchant, militia officer. He then led a rebellion against the policies of James II and colonial aristocrats in the colony of New York. After James II had been removed, Governor Andros was taken as a prisoner to England leaving Governor Nicholson in charge. Leisler militia got rid of Governor Nicholson and appointed himself a new governor of New York and ruled from 1689-1691, refusing to transfer the command to a pointed royal commander.
Absolutism in Western Europe Cont. France Cont. Louis XIV and his Absolutism Cont. Because of Louis’s minister Colbert he raised and maintained a large powerful army. Louis revoked Edict of Nantes causing protestant churches and schools to close Fought many wars 1.
The children both arrived in the tower in 1483 after the death of king Edward IV ; their uncle Richard Gloucester, who declared them illegitimate, stripped them of their titles. After a few months they were moved to the garden tower also known as the bloody tower and were said to have been seen playing in the court yard but by mid-1483 the children had disappeared. Later someone tried to claim to be Richard and tried to take the throne only to be executed in the tower (“6 Famous Prisoners of The Tower of London”). Violence and murder were also prevalent in the tower, which was most of the time a final farewell even for royals. Overbury was poisoned but it was said he died of natural causes, and while Charles I was king prisoners were sent to the dungeons and twenty four years later he was beheaded (Shuttlesworth, Dorothy Edwards, et al 23).
It used to be the King, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. This system had been installed in the 13th Century with John Lackland as a King. He was so rude and despicable that in the end, the barons ended by revolting against him and by imposing him the Magna Charta 1215. It is in this text that the British parliamentary found their origins and the fundamental laws in the Brisitsh constitutionalism. However King John violated the Magna Charta in 1216 and progressively the assembly became permanent and divided into two chambers, that will become from the 15th Century the House of Lords and the House of Communs.
“I saw the crown of France laying on the ground, so I picked it up with my sword.” On December 2, 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte boldly crowned himself Emperor of France. He wished to show that he was taking power, not being granted it by the church. From 1804 to 1814, then again in 1815 for the Hundred Days, Napoleon ruled. Much controversy evolved during his reign over whether he was advancing or reversing the spirit of the French Revolution. However, Napoleon’s advances to the French Revolution do outweigh his drawbacks.
He injured Spain through heavy taxation and he caused the Netherlands to revolt impact on therefore he had a negative on Spain. Philip II was born in 1527 in Valladolid Spain. His father was Charles V and his mother was Isabella of Portugal(OI). Charles V ruled Spain during early 15th and Philip the II became ruler in mid 1500s and he ruled until late 1500s to early 1600s(OI). Philip the II died on September 13th in 1598(OI).
Things worsened during the spring of 1639, King Charles I convoyed his services to the Scottish border to end the uprising rebellion (the Bishops ' War). With the exception, after an inconclusive military campaign, he accepted the offered Scottish truce: The Reconciliation of Berwick. The truce proved momentary, and a second war followed in the middle of 1640. This time, a Scots army conquered Charles 's forces in the north, and then seized Newcastle. This was a significant reason for the outbreak of the civil war because this was a way for the parliament to tell king Charles 1st what to do.
The Boston Port Act closed the Boston Harbor. The Massachusetts Government Act restricted democratic meetings of the town and the governor 's council was an appointed body. The Administration of Justice Act said that if a British Official commits a crime they are sent back to Britain to be prosecuted. The Quartering Act said that the colonists had to provide a home to British soldiers if needed. These acts were all in direct response to the Boston Tea Party and infuriated the colonists.
The Indians disagreed and the explorers sailed back to England. They told the Queen of their experience with the land they discovered, naming it Virginia, after the Virgin Queen. They then sent out a second trip to the new land of “Virginia.” This time, Ralph Lane was appointed as the captain. The expedition for the “Lane Colony” was meant to be a military post for men only. They set sail from the England ports on April 9, 1585.
During the American Revolution, Jefferson was elected governor of Virginia and, after the war, he was appointed minister to France. He also served as the nation 's first secretary of state, its second vice president, and its third president. “He went on to make one of the most eloquent arguments against Parliament 's authority over the colonies, asserting that the colonists were only united with England through their voluntary allegiance to the king.” in 1779, Jefferson succeeded Patrick Henry as Governor of Virginia, but only served one term. During that period, he urged a war of extermination against the Shawnees in Ohio. The Kentucky militia repeatedly crossed the Ohio River to burn Shawnee villages.