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In 1642 there was a civil war between Charles I and parliament. There are many reasons for the civil

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In 1642 there was a civil war between Charles I and parliament. There are many reasons for the civil and I am going to outline some of them, in 1629 Charles dismissed parliament and he ruled on his own for eleven years raising money without consulting parliament first. In 1642 Charles gathered some soldiers together burst in and tried to arrest his most dangerous opponents but they had been tipped off and got away in time. ...read more.

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1628 Charles and parliament have arguments the rage begins to grow continues dismissals through out Charles reign enraged parliament Charles put taxes out without parliaments consent. But it isn't just Charles fault parliament did have some upsets Charles archbishop laud as executed by parliament in 1641 then in 1642 Charles burst into parliament which through parliament over the edge Charles wife Henrietta Maria (who was catholic). ...read more.

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So Charles tried to raise his own army which enraged parliament further. In my a pinion the most important reason for the civil war was the way Charles burst into parliament just like that and yelling for the arrest of five men in the middle of the processions that were taking place on that day this was just enough to push parliament over the edge to wage war against him DANIEL WILSON 2S ...read more.

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