20 Feb 1640 Short Parliament

In 1640 Charles Berkeley 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge (40) was elected as MP Bath during the Short Parliament

In 1640 Edward Phelips was elected as MP Ilchester during the Short Parliament

In 1640 Thomas Salusbury 2nd Baronet Salusbury was elected as MP Denbighshire during the Short Parliament

On Feb 1640 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (19) was elected as MP Shrewsbury during the Short Parliament

On 20 Feb 1640 Henry Berkeley (61) was elected as MP Ilchester during the Short Parliament

On 20 Feb 1640 John Glanville was elected as Speaker of the House of Commons during the Short Parliament

On 20 Feb 1640 John Jennings was elected as MP St Albans during the Short Parliament

On Mar 1640 Sidney Godolphin (30) was elected as MP Helston during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Ambrose Browne 1st Baronet Browne was elected as MP Surrey during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 John Curzon 1st Baronet Kedleston (41) was elected as MP Derbyshire during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 George Fane (59) was elected as MP Maidstone during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Anthony Hungerford (32) was elected as MP Malmesbury during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Thomas Jermyn (67) was elected as MP Cambridge University during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Thomas Jermyn (17) was elected as MP Corfe Castle during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Henry Jermyn 1st Earl St Albans (35) was elected as MP Corfe Castle during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 William Pierrepoint (32) was elected as MP Shropshire during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Francis Pierrepoint was elected as MP East Retford during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Edward Rodney (49) was elected as MP Wells during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Philip Sidney 3rd Earl Leicester (21) was elected as MP Yarmouth Isle of Wight during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (54) was elected as MP Dorset during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Giles Strangeways (24) was elected as MP Weymouth and Melcombe Regis during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 John Wray 2nd Baronet Glentworth (53) was elected as MP Lincolnshire during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Christopher Wray (39) was elected as MP Grimsby during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Charles Cecil (21) was elected as MP Hertford during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 William Glynne was elected as MP Caernarfonshire during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 John Glynne (38) was elected as MP Westminster during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Simon Archer was elected as MP Tamworth during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 William Fitzwilliam 2nd Baron Fitzwilliam was elected as MP Peterborough during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 William Heveringham was elected as MP Stockbridge during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Henry Mildmay was elected as MP Maldon during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 Henry Poole was elected as MP Chichester during the Short Parliament

On Apr 1640 William Waller was elected as MP Andover during the Short Parliament

Nov 1640 Long Parliament

In 1640 John Poulett 2nd Baron Poulett (25) was elected as MP Somerset during the Long Parliament

In 1640 Simonds Ewes was elected as MP Sudbury during the Long Parliament

In 1640 Edward Phelips was elected as MP Ilchester during the Long Parliament

On Oct 1640 Sidney Godolphin (30) was elected as MP Helston during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Ambrose Browne 1st Baronet Browne was elected as MP Surrey during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 John Craven 1st Baron Craven (30) was elected as MP Tewkesbury during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 John Curzon 1st Baronet Kedleston (41) was elected as MP Derbyshire during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Francis Godolphin (34) was elected as MP Hereford during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Anthony Hungerford (32) was elected as MP Malmesbury during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Thomas Jermyn (18) was elected as MP Bury St Edmunds during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Henry Jermyn 1st Earl St Albans (35) was elected as MP Bury St Edmunds during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (20) was elected as MP Shrewsbury during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 William Pierrepoint (32) was elected as MP Great Wenlock during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Edward Rodney (50) was elected as MP Wells during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Philip Sidney 3rd Earl Leicester (21) was elected as MP Yarmouth Isle of Wight during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 John Melbury Sampford Strangeways (55) was elected as MP Dorset during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Giles Strangeways (25) was elected as MP Bridport during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Humfrey Tufton 1st Baronet Mote Kent (56) was elected as MP Maidstone during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 John Wray 2nd Baronet Glentworth (53) was elected as MP Lincolnshire during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Christopher Wray (39) was elected as MP Grimsby during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Charles Cecil (21) was elected as MP Hertford during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 John Glynne (38) was elected as MP Westminster during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Alexander Carew 2nd Baronet Dutton was elected as MP Cornwall during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet Clifton was elected as MP East Retford during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 William Fitzwilliam 2nd Baron Fitzwilliam was elected as MP Peterborough during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 William Heveringham was elected as MP Stockbridge during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 John Jennings was elected as MP St Albans during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 William Laud Archbishop Canterbury was accused of treason during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1640 Henry Mildmay was elected as MP Maldon during the Long Parliament

On Dec 1640 Robert Pye was elected as MP Woodstock during the Long Parliament

On 03 May 1642 William Waller was elected as MP Andover during the Long Parliament

On Nov 1642 Roger Palmer was elected as MP Newton during the Long Parliament

In 1645 Francis Pierrepoint was elected as MP Nottingtham during the Long Parliament

23 Sep 1642 Battle of Powick Bridge

On 23 Sep 1642 Maurice Palatinate-Simmern was wounded at Powick Bridge during the Battle of Powick Bridge

Sep 1642 Siege of Portsmouth

In Sep 1642 William Waller concluded during the Siege of Portsmouth

23 Oct 1642 Battle of Edge Hill

On 14 Oct 1642 Richard Newport 1st Baron Newport (55) was created 1st Baron Newport of High Ercall in Shropshire; by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (41) in return for having provided £6000 for the purchase of artillery before the Battle of Edge Hill.

On 23 Oct 1642 the Battle of Edge Hill was fought at Edge Hill. The Royal army was commanded by Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (41) (with his son Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland (12) present), Rupert Palatinate-Simmern 1st Duke Cumberland and Richard Spencer (49) , and included Maurice Palatinate-Simmern, Richard Byron 2nd Baron Byron (36) , Lucius Carey 2nd Viscount Falkland (32) , Charles Cavendish (22) , Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton (41) , Thomas Salusbury 2nd Baronet Salusbury and William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh (55) . George Stewart (24) and Robert Bertie 1st Earl Lindsey (59) were killed. Of the Parliamentary army Basil Feilding 2nd Earl Denbigh (34) and Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex (51) . Oliver St John 5th Baron St John Bletso (39) was wounded.

19 Mar 1643 Battle of Hopton Heath

On 19 Mar 1643 William Compton (18) and James Compton Earl Northampton (20) fought for the Royalist army at Hopton Heath. Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton (41) were killed. [Battle of Hopton Heath]

03 Apr 1643 Battle of Camp Hill

On 03 Apr 1643 William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh (56) was wounded at Camp Hill. [Battle of Camp Hill]

16 May 1643 Battle of Stratton

On 16 May 1643 Henry Grey 1st Earl Stamford (44) fought for the Parliamentary army at Stratton. [Battle of Stratton]

05 May 1643 Battle of Lansdowne (Lansdown Hill)

On 05 May 1643 Edward Leke killed at Lansdown Hill during the Battle of Lansdowne

13 Jul 1643 Battle of Roundway Down

On 13 Jul 1643 Maurice Palatinate-Simmern fought at Roundway Down. [Battle of Roundway Down]

28 Jul 1643 Battle of Gainsborough

On 28 Jul 1643 Charles Cavendish (23) was captured by James Berry at Gainsborough. [Battle of Gainsborough]

07 Aug 1643 Battle of Portlester (Ballivor)

On 07 Aug 1643 Charles Moore 2nd Viscount Moore killed at Ballivor. [Battle of Portlester]

20 Sep 1643 First Battle of Newbury

On 20 Sep 1643 the First Battle of Newbury was fought at Newbury with Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (42) commanding the Royalist army and Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex (52) commanding the victorious Parliamentary army. For Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (42) John Byron 1st Baron Byron (44) fought with distinction. Henry Bertie, Lucius Carey 2nd Viscount Falkland (33) , Robert Dormer 1st Earl Carnarvon (33) and William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison (29) were killed. Edward Villiers (23) fought.

29 Mar 1644 Battle of Cheriton

On 29 Mar 1644 John Stewart (22) killed during the Battle of Cheriton fighting for the Royalists.

22 Jun 1644 Battle of Oswestry

On 22 Jun 1644 Francis Newport 1st Earl Bradford (24) was captured during the Battle of Oswestry fighting for the Royalists.

02 Jul 1644 Battle of Marston Moor

On 02 Jul 1644 at the Battle of Marston Moor Alexander Montgomerie 6th Earl Eglinton fought at for the Royal army. Lionel Carey (22) was killed. John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale fought for the Parliamentary army. [Marston Moor]

21 Jul 1644 Baptism of Henrietta Maria (Exeter Cathedral)

On 21 Jul 1644 John Berkeley 1st Baron Berkeley (42) attended at Exeter Cathedral during the Baptism of Henrietta Maria

On 21 Jul 1644 Henrietta Fitzjames was baptised at Exeter Cathedral during the Baptism of Henrietta Maria

27 Oct 1644 Second Battle of Newbury (Speen)

On 27 Oct 1644 Maurice Palatinate-Simmern fought for the defeated Royalist army at the Second Battle of Newbury at Speen. Thomas Wentworth 1st Earl Cleveland (53) was captured. Edward St John (27) killed.

Jan 1645 Treaty of Uxbridge

In 1645 Bulstrode Whitelock was appointed as Commissioner at Uxbridge during the Treaty of Uxbridge

14 Jun 1645 Battle of Naseby

On 14 Jun 1645 Maurice Palatinate-Simmern fought at Naseby during the Battle of Naseby for the Royalist army.

On 26 Sep 1645 Bernard Stewart killed during the Battle of Naseby fighting for the Royalist army.

26 Sep 1645 Battle of Rowton Heath

10 Nov 1647 Charles I's Flight from Hampton Court Palace

On 10 Nov 1647 John Berkeley 1st Baron Berkeley (45) helped at Hampton Court Palace during the Charles I's Flight from Hampton Court Palace

On 10 Nov 1647 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (46) escaped at Hampton Court Palace during the Charles I's Flight from Hampton Court Palace

05 Jul 1648 Battle of Willoughby Field (Willoughby on the Wolds)

On 05 Jul 1648 Michael Stanhope (24) killed at Willoughby on the Wolds during the Battle of Willoughby Field

10 Jul 1648 Battle of St Neots

On 10 Jul 1648 Henry Rich 1st Earl Holland (57) fought for the Roylaist army, and surrendered, by his account, on condition his life would be spared at St Neots during the Battle of St Neots.

17 Aug 1648 Battle of Preston (Walton-en-le-Dale)

On 17 Aug 1648 John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale for the Royalist army at Walton-en-le-Dale during the Battle of Preston

06 Dec 1648 Rump Parliament

On 06 Dec 1648 Richard Cromwell Lord Protector (22) resigned as Lord Protector during the Rump Parliament

06 Dec 1648 Pride's Purge

On 06 Dec 1648 Robert Pye and Ambrose Browne 1st Baronet Browne were excluded from Parliament. during the Pride's Purge

20 Jan 1649 Trial of Charles I (Westminster Hall)

30 Jan 1649 Execution of Charles I (Banqueting House)

On 30 Jan 1649 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland (48) was beheaded. He put his head on the block and, after saying a prayer, he signalled the executioner when he was ready by stretching out his hands; he was then beheaded with one clean stroke outside Banqueting House [Execution of Charles I]