Charles dissolved parliament on 5 may and it became known as the short parliament because it met for such a short time the second bishops war followed in 1640 in august 1640 the scots invaded england and they captured newcastle. Parlements-most effective tool in process of limiting power of monarchy, courts dominated by the nobility, different from english parliament-had power to recognize legality of an act of the monarch louis xiv had restricted uncooperative parlements. James ii: james ii, king of england, scotland, and ireland from 1685 to 1688 he was deposed in the glorious revolution (1688-89) and replaced by william iii and mary ii that revolution, engendered by james's roman catholicism, permanently established parliament as the ruling power in england. France in the seventeenth century was dominated by its kings henry iv, louis xiii and louis xiv each weakened the power of the magnates and expanded royal absolutism at the expense of the nobility each weakened the power of the magnates and expanded royal absolutism at the expense of the nobility. In the seventeenth century, the political power of the parliament in england, and the monarchy in france increased greatly these conditions were inspired by three major changes: the aftermath of the reformation, the need for an increased governmental financing, and the reorganizing of central governments.
While france entered the seventeenth century as a medieval-style absolutist monarchy, england had a greater tradition of civil liberties and a (limited) amount of distributed power, in which. Murder james i of england failed, but in 1610 henry iv of france did fall to an assassin john milton completed the theory of righteous rebellion by adding the concept of a contract between monarch and the governed. C richelieu turned back many of the reforms instituted by henry iv in order to increase the power behind the french throne he also divided france into thirty administrative districts, each controlled by an intendant chosen by him.
- divine right of kings parliament chooses the king - the monarch went from being an absolute monarch to being a constitutional monarchy england had a great medium between the nobles and the monarch. Parliament's role in passing such acts did not directly affect the rights of the whole population, but it did alter the power and influence of the political leaders, which in turn affected how local communities functioned. Parliament's rise to power in the seventeenth century, the political power of the parliament (the national legislature of various countries) in england, and the monarchy (an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority) in france increased greatly. The rise of monarchies: france, england, and spainone of the most significant developments in the three centuries leading up to the renaissance period was the collapse of feudalism.
Differentiate between england's parliamentary monarchy and france's political absolutism the main difference is one of power, absolute versus shared power france's political absolutism had a sole monarch who has absolute and unlimited power over the state. The 18th century would see england (after 1707, great britain) rise to be the world's dominant colonial power, and france becoming its main rival on the imperial stage  in 1701, england, portugal and the netherlands sided with the holy roman empire against spain and france in the war of the spanish succession. The parliament of england was the legislature of the kingdom of england, existing from the early 13th century until 1707, when it became the parliament of great britain after the political union of england and scotland created the kingdom of great britain. While france was centralizing power in the monarchy, england moving increasingly in direction of representative government and constitutional monarchy, leading to a gradual diminution in the power. The rise in political power of 17th century england and france in the seventeenth century, the political power of the parliament in england, and the monarchy in france increased greatly.
Absolutism in the seventeenth century in the latter half of the 1600's, monarchial systems of both england and france were changing in england, the move was away from an absolute monarch, and toward a more powerful parliament. By the end of the seventeenth century, england was established as a protestant state, controlled by gentry burghers and noble lords with power over the king france cardinal richelieu, the chief minister of king louis xiii raised the authority of the french monarchy to new heights and increased france's power in europe. Best answer: loius the 14th was in france (sun king) and the stuart kings were in england james 1, charles 1, the revolution between the tories and the whigs (oliver crowmell taking control) (english civil war), then charles 2, james 2 and the glorious revoution. In the seventeenth century, the political power of the parliament (the national legislature of various countries) in england, and the monarchy (an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority) in france increased greatly.
During the late sixteenth and seventeenth century, the power moguls, england and france, set examples of two contrast rules one was of absolutist monarchy in france, and second was a parliamentary monarchy in england. On the other hand, liechtenstein has moved towards expanding the power of the monarch: the prince of liechtenstein was given expanded powers after a referendum amending the constitution of liechtenstein in 2003, which led the bbc to describe the prince as an absolute monarch again. However, they differed in that england's parliament existed the entire time in some way, while in france, power was exchanged from king, to constitutional monarchy, to a dictator england's system eventually led to constitutionalism, while france would continue to struggle with an indefinite political structure. An absolute monarchy is a king or queen who has unlimited power and seeks to control all aspects of society they believed in divine right, an idea where the monarch acted as god's representative on earth.