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King Charles summons short parliament - ending his personal rule

April 1640

2

Treaty of Ripon - Ends Bishops War

October 1640

3

Charles summons long parliament - desperately in need of money

November 1640

4

Earl of Strafford impeached by Parliament

November 1640

5

House of Commons declares Ship money an illegal tax

December 1640

6

Archbishop Laud is impeached

December 1640

7

Triennial act passed

February 1641

8

Charles assents to thhe act of attainder against Strafford

May 1641

9

Earl of Strafford executed

May 1641

10

Grand Remonstrance presented to King Charles

December 1641

11

King Charles fails to arrest the 5 members, and is forced to abandon London

January 1642

12

Parliament passes the Militia Ordinance

March 1642

13

Royalists prevented from entering Hull

April 1642

14

King Charles issues the Commissions of Array

June 1642

15

Nineteen propositions are passed by Parliament and later rejected by the King

June 1642

16

The Navy declares its support for the Parliamentarians

July 1642

17

King Charles raises the royal standard at Nottingham castle, officially starting the war

August 1642

18

Battle of Edgehill

October 1642

19

Royalist advance on London halted at Turnham Green, Royalists withdraw to Oxford

November 1642

20

Battle of Adwalton Moor - secures Yorkshire for the Royalists

June 1643

21

Battle of Braddock Down secures Cornwall for the Royalists

January 1643

22

Royalists begin the siege of Gloucester

August 1643

23

Bristol falls for the Royalists

July 1643

24

The Earl of Essex relieves the siege of Gloucester

September 1643

25

First Battle of Newbury

September 1643

26

Solemn League and Covenant is signed

September 1643

27

John Pym dies

December 1643

28

Scottish begin to invade England

January 1644

29

Committee for both Kingdoms is formed

February 1644

30

Trial of Archbishop Laud begins in London

March 1644

31

Battle of Cheriton - Parliament have their first decisive victory of the war

March 1644

32

The allied Scottish and Parliamentarian armies lay siege to York

April 1644

33

Battle of Marston Moor - Royalists lose Northern England

July 1644

34

Second Battle of Newbury

October 1644

35

Oliver Cromwell presents his complaints about the leadership of the Earl of Manchester to the House of Commons

November 1644

36

Execution of Archbishop Laud

January 1645

37

New Model Army formed

February 1645

38

Self Denying Ordinance

April 1645

39

Battle of Naseby

June 1645

40

Battle of Langport - NMA advances into the west country

July 1645

41

Fall of Bristol to the Parliamentarians

September 1645

42

Covenanter army besieges Newark

November 1645

43

Battle of Torrington - Western Royalist army defeated

February 1646

44

King Charles surrenders to the Covenanter army near Newark

May 1646

45

King Charles flees from Oxford disguised as a servant as the NMA approach

April 1646