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How the Stuart Kings Lost Their Power

Summary: An overview of the struggle for power in England between the monarchy and Parliament in the seventeenth century. Events such as the English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution, and documents such as the Petition of Right and the English Bill of Rights, all influenced the transition of power from the monarchy under the Stuarts to the Parliament under a prime minister.
Power has been something that has always been fought over. There have been power struggles in recent and past history. When we studied the Roman Empire, the struggle was either someone fighting over the throne, or it was the Pope and the King fighting over who had the most power. A more recent power struggle in the world would be the one in the Middle East between Iraq's rulers and its people. One of the more important power struggles was that of the English monarchy and Parliament. For six-hundred years the power had been passed down through the monarchy. However, parliament was tired of the power abuse from the kings and decided to step in and take charge.

After Elizabeth I came to the throne was when the real struggle between the kings and parliament started. Before Elizabeth I died she was having...

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