King Charles I
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England, attempting to obtain royal revenue whilst Parliament sought to curb his Royal prerogative which Charles believed was divinely ordained. Many of his English subjects opposed ... more »
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''Never make a defence or apology before you be accused.''King Charles I (1600-1649), British King of Britain and Ireland (1625-1649). letter, Sept. 3, 1636, to Lord Wentworth, later Earl of Strafford, the Ki...