3Elizabeth I English queen Early life/background Daughter of Henry VIII and second wife Anne BoleynGrew up in the midst of the Protestant Reformation in EnglandTook over the throne in time of turmoil after Catholic sister Mary died.3535
4Elizabeth I Achievements Brought together England after religious turmoil - temporarily reconciled different protestants and catholicsEnglish golden ageEx. ShakespeareValued the loyalty and dedication of her subjects - to keep peaceBeat Spanish Armada (1588)3636
5Elizabeth I Legacy “Virgin Queen” since she never married England at a high point and developing world powerCrown passed to cousin the Stuarts (James I and Charles I) who did not believe in compromising with the Puritans in ParliamentLed later to a civil war ( ) and brief overthrow of the monarchy3737
6Bloodless Revolution in England Timeline- the struggle between King and Parliament 1603 – James I takes the throne in England1629 – Charles I dissolves Parliament1642 – English Civil War begins1649 – Charles I is executed at the end of the Civil War: Oliver Cromwell sets up dictatorship and rules EnglandParliament brings back the monarchy: Charles II is crowned king (the Restoration)1688 – The Glorious Revolution takes place – bloodless overthrow of James II1689 – Parliament passes the English Bill of Rights. A constitutional monarchy is established which laws limit the monarch’s power.