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Germany

When Charles became H.R.E as Charles V his territory grew to include parts of Italy, Austria, and various states of Germany.

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Divine right

Absolute rulers argued that they ruled by divine right, a concept that held that the monarchs received their power from God.

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Seadogs

Seadogs are English ship captains supported by Queen Elizabeth I who attacked Spanish treasure ships coming from the Americas.

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Religion

People in the Netherlands revolted against Spain because of differences in religion.

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Czars

Beginning with Ivan the Terrible, absolute monarchs in Russia were known as czars.

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War of Spanish Succession

The War of Spanish Succession was a war against France involving England, the Netherlands, and the Holy Roman Empire.

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Edict of Nantes

The Edict of Nantes was a compromise that gave certain rights to Huguenots as a way to restore peace in France

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France

The War of Spanish Succession was fought to prevent Spain and France from being ruled by members of the same family.

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Huguenots

Huguenots were a religious group that challenged the French monarchy's philosophy of "one king, one law, one religion".

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Petition of Right

In order to get money from Parliament Charles I signed this in 1628, which placed limits on his power.

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Restoration

Parliament voted to bring back the monarchy, an event known as the Restoration.

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Thirty years war

Throwing the representatives of the H.R.E. out of a window caused the thirty years war to begin.

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Central Europe

The thirty years war, the war of Austrian Succession, and the Seven Year's War involved countries from Central Europe.

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Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote de La Mancha.

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Bill of rights

William and Mary had to sign the Bill of Rights when coming to power.