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I was called 'the wisest fool in Christendom' for my inability to learn from the mistakes of my ancestors in relation to divine right monarchy.
I argued that while religion was important, the state is above everything, and that religion is a mere instrument to promote the policies of the state.
This act radically changed Britain's laws regarding their 'judicial system' and treatment of prisoners, including providing for a speedy trial.
As Puritan leader of Parliament, I led the New Model Army of Puritans against the Cavaliers.
The English royal family in the 16c and 17c who was said to have 'brought England into the modern world.'
One of the most significant acts of Henry IV's reign, it ended a bitter civil war by guaranteeing religious freedom for the Huguenots.
My wife Mary and I peacefully overtook the English throne from James II during the Glorious Revolution.
During the English civil war the Anglican clergy and the majority of the nobles who supported the king were referred to by this name.
I gained vast territory for Russia to the Baltic Sea in the north, to the Black Sea in he south, and to the Far East. Probably my greatest contribution was the Westernization of Ru
A ruler who tried to advance society by fostering education, aiding the economy, and promoting social justice, but in reality was initiating these reforms to create a more efficien
I made Prussia a great power in Europe and called myself the 'first servant of the state.'
Created in 1563, they were regulations on how the church and state worked together in England. They were vague enough to accommodate most of the religious in England except Puritan
Referred to as 'the dagger pointing at the heart of England.'
This important document followed the Magna Carta and the Petition of Rights in reinforcing basic civil liberties guaranteed by the British government.
The old nobility in France during the 17c, they were also referred to as the noblesse d'épeé.
This four-year revolt in France against the king was led by nobles who sought to limit the powers of the monarch.
The slaughter of Huguenot leaders in Paris led by a Catholic mob.
I was a German who succeeded to the throne after the assassination of my husband, Czar Peter III, was a patron of many of the French philosophes and considered myself an enlightene
The middle class, the merchants, the townsmen in the major cities, and a small segment of the nobility who supported Parliament in the English Civil War.
This was created in 1648 when Oliver Cromwell defeated the Scots at the Battle of Preston and helped purge the Presbyterians from Parliament. They were also responsible for voting

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