Absolute Monarchies

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The conditions that led to constitutional monarchy in England and absolute monarchies in Spain, France, Prussia, and Russia are compared to and contrasted in the following essay. The extent to which the conditions that predated the establishment of a constitutional or absolute monarchy and the type of monarch's that would be established in each country is explained.
Parliament's financial power was one obstacle to an English ruler in becoming an absolute monarchy. The resulting struggle between Parliament and the monarchy would have serious consequences for England.
Queen Elizabeth, King James I, and Charles I, all fought with Parliament over money. Religion was also a major reason for discontent between the royals and the Parliament. They
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