Mr. Christopher Patten
English Bill of Rights written after the Glorious Revolution of 1688. The bill created a limited monarchy and established Parliament as the ruling body of the nation.
It is legal because I wish it.
Has God forgotten all I have done for Him. Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate.
A political system in which a country is ruled by a monarch, who has absolute control.
Louis XIV of France
Lesson #5: Limited Monarchs
How did events such as the Magna Carta, The Petition of Rights, and the English Bill of Rights cause a limited monarchy in England?
A rebirth of cultural and intellectual pursuits after the stagnation of the Middle Ages. This period in European history features major cultural and artistic change.