Divine Right of Kings

RonPaulCurriculum History Essay Week 29

The Divine Right of Kings is a political and religious doctrine which states that the king doesn’t awnser to nobody but god, and that the people serve the king not king the serves the people.

The first person to use this was Henry VIII, then later kings built on ideas, making rebellions in their subjects beacause of tyranny. These tyrannies can be found in the reign of Louis IV, James I, and Charles.

King James, strongly agreed with the Divine Right of Kings. King Chales also agreed with the Divine Right of Kings. And Oliver Cromwell disagreed with the Divine Right of Kings that he raised an army of people who disagreed with the Divine Right of Kings, and started a war. Though Cromwell was not a king, he was an English military and political leader and later he was the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

 

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