Flashcards in British Monarchy Deck (10)
How were Mary, Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth related?
Did Elizabeth the I have good or bad relations with Parliament?
What does "The Restoration" refer to?
The Re-establishment of the monarchy in 1660
What happened when Queen Anne died?
Parliament asked a German, George of Hanover, to become King George I of Great Britain.
Who is the Queen remembered for her rebellion against the Romans?
What title was Oliver Cromwell given and when?
"Lord Protector" in the 17th century after the execution of King Charles I when England was a republic without a King
What happened in 1215?
The Magna Carter was published and there were laws to limit the power of the King, before this the King had absolute autonomy.
What did the Bill of Rights of 1689 do?
It additionally limited the powers of the King.
What happened under King Alfred the Great?
The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in England were united, and King Alfred also defeated the vikings.