Stop everything and celebrate “Petition of Right Day”.
Wrote this a year ago. Will reblog it with tweaks annually.
Charles I’s inability to understand or respect the implications of this document would lead to the outbreak of civil war, some 14 years later. A true believer in the sacred power of monarchy, he believed that he was accountable only to God and that any agreement he signed with any of his subjects could be torn up whenever…
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