English Civil War of 1642-1651

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English Civil War of 1642-1651

The English Civil War raged on for approximately nine years (1642-1651) in England between Royalists and Parliamentarians. The two groups fought for control of the government with the Royalists...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2017 12:41 pm UTC

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English Civil War of 1642-1651

Ultimately, the English Civil war between 1642 and 1651 stemmed from a clash between what the monarch held to be his power versus the power of parliament. King James I was the first to instigate a...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2013 7:59 am UTC

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English Civil War of 1642-1651

The English Civil War was a conflict that occurred between 1642 and 1651. This civil war was based on a conflict over whether the crown or the Parliament should have more power in the country....

Latest answer posted October 15, 2012 11:43 pm UTC

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English Civil War of 1642-1651

The term “Roundheads” was used to refer to one of the sides in the English Civil War that lasted from 1642 until 1651. This was not an official term for the side and they did not like the term....

Latest answer posted January 11, 2013 2:49 am UTC

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English Civil War of 1642-1651

Both kings dealt with a longrunning battle with Parliament over finances, a major issue precipitated by the need to pay for wars. James was an absolutist by temperament, and was given to lecturing...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2012 3:35 am UTC

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English Civil War of 1642-1651

This war was fought because of differences over what England's political system should look like. At issue was the relative amount of power that was to be held by the monarchy and by the...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2012 3:54 pm UTC

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