Restoration Invitation by Parliament for Charles II (son) to come back from exile and rule. Parliament was restored Good relationships between Charles II and Parliament Secret deal with Louis XIV
James II Openly catholic James II bears a son Catholic Dynasty?
Glorious Revolution Replacement of a king without blood Destruction of Divine Right of Kings William and Mary Sovereignty in England is equally divided Declaration of Rights: cornerstone of the British Constitution
Declaration of Rights Law was to be made in Parliament Couldn’t be suspended by crown Parliament had to be summoned tri-annually. Judicial independence Rights of citizens
John Locke Defender of the Glorious Revolution People set up governments to protect inalienable rights Those Gov’t’s that don’t protect these rights are tyrannical. People have a natural right to rebel under a tyranny.
Consequences? Formation of a Cabinet form of government Crafting of the English Constitution Clarification of Sovereignty Robert Walpole first “Prime Minister”