Charles 1 and the problem with ParliamentIt is not as if problems between monarch and parliament were anything new. But with Charles they reached a new level. Was this down to Charles or was parliament trying to extend it's reach? Key questions considered: Why were Charles’ relations with parliament so difficult? Why did he dissolve parliament in 1629? Content covers: The impact of foreign policy, the death of Buckingham, the 1629 parliament.
Dr Glyn Redworth