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  Cavalier Parliament -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Cavalier Parliament of (A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland) Britain lasted from May 8, 1661 until January 24, 1679.
Like its predecessor parliament, it was overwhelmingly (An advocate of the principles of monarchy) Royalist and is also known as the Pensionary Parliament for the many pensions it granted to adherents of the King.
In December 1661, parliament was challenged by the (additional info and facts about Fifth Monarchy men) Fifth Monarchy men under the command of (additional info and facts about Vavasor Powell) Vavasor Powell and (additional info and facts about Thomas Venner) Thomas Venner, who led a succession of revolts.
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 Research Results For cavalier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A petition was presented to Parliament praying for the ending of episcopacy (that is, the rule of the Church by bishops) 'in all its roots and branches'.
In fortifications, a cavalier is an elevation of earth of different shapes, situated ordinarily in the gorge of a bastion, bordered with a parapet, and cut into more or less embrasures, according to the capacity of the cavalier.
Cavaliers are a double defence for the faces of the opposite bastion: they defend the ditch, break the besiegers galleries, command the traverses in dry moats, scour the sailliant angle of the counterscarpe where the besiegers have their counter-batteries, and interfere with th enemies trenches.
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 Charles II of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Parliament put a reward of £1000 on the king's head, and the penalty of death for anyone caught helping him.
The Cavalier Parliament concerned itself with the agenda of Charles' chief advisor, Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon.
Although previously favourable to the Crown, the Cavalier Parliament was alienated by the king's wars and religious policies during the 1670s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charles_II_of_England   (3632 words)

  
 US Constitution, English Origins, PS201H-4D   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Crown's abrupt response was to dissolve Parliament.
The Rump Parliament was not representative of a majority of the English electorate, since the assembly's sitting members (1) comprised only a small fraction of the total number of members originally elected to the Commons in 1640 and (2) had not had to stand for reelection and face their constituents during the last nine years.
Parliament put another big dent in the royal prerogative during the course of its dispute with Charles II over the question of whether the King possessed the authority to suspend the laws without the consent of Parliament.
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 ipedia.com: Convention Parliament Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The first example of a convention parliament (a parliament which is not often referred to as a 'convention parliament' but always recognised as being one) in September 1399, came about as a result of the deposition of King Richard II of England and a parliament which accepted Henry Bolingbroke as King Henry IV of England.
This parliament, which met in 1689 after the departure of King James II of England, formally recognised Prince William of Orange as King William III of England.
The succeeding parliament, which was elected in May 1661 was called the Cavalier Parliament and it set about the systematic dismantling of all the legislation and institutions which had been introduced during the reign of Cromwell's 'Commonwealth and Protectorate'
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 ENGLISH CIVIL WAR
(Parliament believed in "balanced polity"--Parliament working with the king to govern the state).
The upper house of Parliament dominated by the upper class.
The lower house of Parliament dominated by Puritans.
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 Cavalier Football -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps is a modern Division I drum and bugle corps from Rosemont, Illinois.
Cavalier poets is a broad description of a school of poets, who came from the classes that supported King Charles I during the English Civil War.
Most of the Cavalier poets were courtiers, with notable exceptions: Robert Herrick, for example, was not a courtier but his style marks him as a Cavalier poet.
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 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a toy spaniel that was refined as a breed in England.
With the help of other breeders that were importing Cavaliers she founded the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club USA which is still in existence today.
In 1994 the American Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club was founded by a group of experienced breeders who applied for AKC recongition and registration for Cavaliers.
www.pages.drexel.edu /~mrw32/history.html   (349 words)

  
 BBC - Radio 4 - This Sceptred Isle - The Cavalier Parliament
Charles II called upon Parliament to pay not only his debts but those of his father, Charles I. The bill was presented to Parliament within four months of the king's return.
Parliament granted the king revenues for life, the king relinquished his feudal dues from wardships, knight service, and other mediaeval survivals.
The aforementioned debts were all charged by his late majesty, and for which his present Majesty is engaged in honour to see satisfied, and are humbly offered to the Parliament by this committee as debts which in honour they are bound to take care of.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/sceptred_isle/page/71.shtml?question=71   (552 words)

  
 cavalier --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Cavalier Parliament is best known for the harsh laws it enacted against Roman Catholics and...
They were also cavaliers in their style of life and counted the writing of polished and elegant lyrics as only one of their many accomplishments as soldiers, courtiers, gallants, and...
The so-called Cavalier poets were an informal group of English lyric poets during the reign of Charles I (1625–49).
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 NU 2155 -- The Glorious Revolution
One of the lessons of the Civil War seemed to be that Charles II and his Parliament (which included Lords as well as Commons) would have to work closely together to run the country.
The Parliament argued that it was beyond the king's power to suspend statutes in such general terms; only specific individuals could benefit from such acts of grace.
A new Tory parliament was elected and loyally voted James the revenues enjoyed by his brother, and they made no fuss about the enforcement of anti-Catholic legislation.
www.nipissingu.ca /department/history/MUHLBERGER/2155/GLORREV.HTM   (2938 words)

  
 Dr. Vess's World Civilization Virtual Library
Be able to discuss the evolution of Parliament and thought concerning its power from the Magna Carta, 1215.
Be able to contrast the power of Parliament with the thought of the Stuart monarchs, beginning with James I. Be able to discuss the events and/or actions on the part of the monarch which started the Civil War.
Cromwell to the Rump Parliament, 1654 I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.
www.faculty.de.gcsu.edu /~dvess/glorious.htm   (637 words)

  
 Chapter 20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cavalier parliament was the preserve of the gentry and the aristocrats.
However, parliament forced him to withdraw this and imposed on him a 'TEST ACT'.
Parliament wanted Charles to continue the war on Dutch.
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 AllRefer.com - Clarendon, Edward Hyde, 1st earl of (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Elected (1640) to the Short and Long parliaments, he was at first associated with the opposition to Charles I and helped prepare the impeachment of the earl of Strafford.
Clarendon hoped to achieve a lenient religious settlement that would conciliate the Puritans, but his wishes were overborne by the militantly Anglican Cavalier Parliament, which passed the unjustly named Clarendon Code.
He was blamed by the public for the sale (1662) of Dunkirk to the French and for the second Dutch War (which he opposed), and he was unpopular with the licentious Restoration court.
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 The Convention Parliament 1660   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Convention Parliament laid the groundwork for the Restoration Settlement, arranging the terms for land and fiscal arrangements under the new régime.
Charles II dissolved the Convention Parliament on 29 December 1660.
The work of dismantling all Acts of Parliament and institutions set up during the Commonwealth and Protectorate was continued by the less conciliatory Cavalier Parliament, elected in May 1661.
www.british-civil-wars.co.uk /glossary/convention-parliament.htm   (238 words)

  
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Parliament's control over the purse strings had started back during the 100 years war w/ France in the middle ages, though the book makes it sound like it is new or something...
Parliament refuses to allow taxes until the king signs a Petition of Right (which limited his power).
The Parliament had been and was still split over what to do w him, so Cromwell orders it purged of all moderates.
www.cat.cc.md.us /~ltrauth/history/notes/limmon.htm   (1162 words)

  
 The Cavalier Parliament and the Reconstruction of the Old Regime, 1661—1667 - Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Cavalier Parliament and the Reconstruction of the Old Regime, 1661—1667
The book also describes the breakdown in those relations, which occurred in 1666—7 and during the earlier crisis in 1663, and attempts to discover why relations were soured so quickly after the euphoria of the Restoration in 1660.
Royalism and conservatism in the Cavalier Parliament; 4.
www.cup.cam.ac.uk /catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521340306   (234 words)

  
 Author's Response: Charles II and the Politics of Access
Without such support all Charles could muster from the localities was – at the best –grudging acceptance of his decrees and such grudging acceptance resulted in an army that burnt altar rails but fled from the Scots.
Charles II was quite happy with this turn of events, as his reluctance to dissolve the Cavalier Parliament demonstrates, but it appears that he may have realised that the Parliament was an anomaly, that it was a snapshot of public sentiment at a very specific time.
In fact, the Cavalier Parliament was probably more royalist than the king and definitely more Anglican than the nation.
www.history.ac.uk /reviews/paper/weiserresp.html   (887 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Cavalier Parliament and the Reconstruction of the Old Regime, 1661-1667 (Cambridge Studies in Early ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He analyses the policies followed by the Restoration government (and in particular those of Charles II's chief minister, Clarendon) in attempting to restore royal power, and the effect of the Civil Wars' legacy of partisan bitterness on relations between government and parliament.
The book also describes the breakdown in those relations, which occurred in 1666-7 and during the earlier crisis in 1663, and attempts to discover why relations were soured so quickly after the euphoria of the Restoration in 1660.
By 1660, it had been twenty years since England had known political stability, eighteen since the nation had been torn apart by Civil War, and eleven since the monarchy had been abolished, and most of the old institutions of Church and State swept away with it.
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 GloriousRevOutl2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Parliament refused to vote Charles money unless its complaints were
F. summoning of Parliament in 1640: Long Parliament 1640-1660
June 1642 Parliament moved to weaken king's control over the army
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 Timeline
However, the armies in Scotland and Ireland were in favor of Parliament and a strong division of Parliament preferred monarchy.
Dissenters were subject to persecution by the Cavalier Parliament of the Restoration between 1661 and 1665.
The Church of England was restored by the Clarendon Code, which also demanded oaths of allegiance to the king and made it unlawful to raise arms against the king.
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 Pepys' Diary: Holland, John (a)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He served in the Convention Parliament of 1660 and was returned to the Cavalier Parliament as MP for Aldeburgh on the Howard interest in 1661.
He became a leading member of Lord Horatio Townshend’s interest and was active investigating the Popish Plot in 1678.
In 1679 he refused to stand for Parliament because of his wife’s health but nevertheless supported Exclusion.
www.pepysdiary.com /p/1639.php   (280 words)

  
 Found this about parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Proceedings in the Parliaments of Elizabeth I. Ed by T.E. Hartley.
179 The Parliament of Bangladesh Nizam Ahmed parliament
332 Vocabulaire du Parlement Vocabulary of Parliament noauthor parliament
india.depilzman.de /parliament_ccc.html   (5138 words)

  
 John Owen » Timeline
Convention Parliament; Charles II returns; John Bunyan imprisoned (not released for 12 years)
Cavalier Parliament begins its long sitting; John Eliot translates the Bible into Algonquin (first Amer.
Cavalier Parliament dissolved; First Exclusion Parliament; Habeas Corpus Amendment Act in England; Thomas Hobbes dies
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 ★ parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Proceedings in the Parliaments of Elizabeth I Ed by TE Hartley Vol 1 15581581 564P TE Hartley Vol 1: 1558-1581 (564P) 0894532251
179 The Parliament of Bangladesh Nizam Ahmed 0754618897
332 Vocabulaire du Parlement Vocabulary of Parliament noauthor 0660603810
www.kolonialisten.de /parliament.htm   (5209 words)

  
 Parliament at Work Early Mod Eng, 0851158749, £55.00/$95.00, 204pp, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The political, social and economic changes which overtook England in the early seventeenth century were both powerful and dramatic, forcing Parliament to adapt from a medieval institution into one with authority over all facets of society.
Dynastic change, union with Scotland, fiscal reform, civil war, revolution and Restoration required Parliament not only to be at work, but also to discover how to work.
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 TIMELINE – from Commonwealth to the Act of Union (1649 – 1800)
- Convention Parliament restores Charles II to throne (but no longer as ‘divine right king’); the ‘Invisible College for the promoting of Physico-Mathematical Experimental Learning’ was founded.
She is succeeded by her distant cousin, the Elector George of Hanover, as King George I (he is the son of Sophia of Hanover and thus a greatgrandson of James I; he does not, however, speak English).
A new parliament is elected with a strong Whig majority, led by Charles Townshend and Robert Walpole
social.chass.ncsu.edu /wyrick/DEBCLASS/TIMEL.htm   (2281 words)

  
 Search Results for cavalier - Encyclopædia Britannica
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
- Triennial Act requires Parliament to be summoned every three years; Star Chamber and High Commission abolished by Parliament; Catholics in Ireland revolt; some 30,000 Protestants massacred; Grand Remonstrance of Parliament to Charles I
- Clarendon Code; "Cavalier" Parliament of Charles II passes series of repressive laws against Nonconformists; English acquire Bombay
- Convention Parliament issues Bill of Rights; establishes a constitutional monarchy in Britain; bars Roman Catholics from the throne; William III and Mary II become joint monarchs of England and Scotland (to1694), Toleration Act grants freedom of worship to dissenters in England; Grand Alliance of the League of Augsburg, England, and the Netherlands.
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