01 May 1625 Notre Dame de Paris: Proxy Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France

13 Jun 1625 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland [25] married Henrietta Maria Bourbon

Henrietta Maria Bourbon [16] was married

13 Jun 1625 St Augustine's Abbey: Charles I and Henrietta Maria's First Meeting

Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland [25] met his wife, the Queen, for the first time.

Henrietta Maria Bourbon [16] met her husband for the first time

02 Feb 1626 Westminster Abbey: Coronation of Charles I

Without his wife being present since she refused to take part in a Protestant ceremony.

Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland [26] crowned I King England, Scotland and Ireland: Stewart

Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke [42] held the spurs

Francis Talbot 11th Earl Shrewsbury, 11th Earl Waterford [3] bore the Second Sword of State

Robert Radclyffe 5th Earl Sussex [53] carried the Orb

Francis Manners 6th Earl Rutland [48] bore the rod with the dove.

Mildmay Fane 2nd Earl Westmoreland [24] appointed Knight of the Bath

James Stanley 7th Earl Derby appointed Knight of the Bath

27 Jun 1630 Chapel Royal: Baptism of future Charles II

Louis XIII King France [29] godparent

Charles King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland [0] baptised

William Laud Archbishop Canterbury [57] presided

Marie Medici godparent

20 Feb 1640 Short Parliament

The first Parliament after Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland's personal rule for ten years. So called because it lasted three weeks only with Charles dissolving it as a result of the resumption of the debate about Royal privilege .

Apr 1640 Philip Sidney 3rd Earl Leicester [21] elected MP Yarmouth Isle of Wight

1640 Charles Berkeley 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge [41] elected MP Bath

1640 Thomas 2nd Baronet Salusbury [28] elected MP Denbighshire

Apr 1640 William 2nd Baron Fitzwilliam [31] elected MP Peterborough

Apr 1640 John Wray 2nd Baronet Glentworth [54] elected MP Lincolnshire

Apr 1640 John Curzon 1st Baronet Kedleston [42] elected MP Derbyshire

John Jennings elected MP St Albans

John Glanville [54] elected Speaker of the House of Commons

Henry Berkeley [61] elected MP Ilchester

Mar 1640 Sidney Godolphin [30] elected MP Helston

Apr 1640 Christopher Wray [39] elected MP Grimsby

Apr 1640 William Pierrepoint [32] elected MP Shropshire

Apr 1640 Anthony Hungerford [32] elected MP Malmesbury

Nov 1640 Long Parliament

William Laud Archbishop Canterbury [67] accused of treason

Philip Sidney 3rd Earl Leicester [21] elected MP Yarmouth Isle of Wight

1640 John 2nd Baron Poulett [25] elected MP Somerset

William 2nd Baron Fitzwilliam [31] elected MP Peterborough

Alexander Carew 2nd Baronet Dutton [31] elected MP Cornwall

John Wray 2nd Baronet Glentworth [54] elected MP Lincolnshire

Humfrey Tufton 1st Baronet Mote Kent [56] elected MP Maidstone

John Curzon 1st Baronet Kedleston [42] elected MP Derbyshire

1640 Simonds Ewes [38] elected MP Sudbury

Oct 1640 Sidney Godolphin [30] elected MP Helston

John Jennings elected MP St Albans

Christopher Wray [39] elected MP Grimsby

William Pierrepoint [32] elected MP Great Wenlock

Anthony Hungerford [32] elected MP Malmesbury

Francis Godolphin [35] elected MP Hereford

23 Oct 1642 Battle of Edge Hill

Parliamentarians

Basil Feilding 2nd Earl Denbigh [34] commanded

03 Apr 1643 Battle of Camp Hill

William Feilding 1st Earl Denbigh [56] wounded

Parliamentarians

Royalists

16 May 1643 Battle of Stratton

Royalists

Parliamentarians

Henry Grey 1st Earl Stamford [44]

28 Jul 1643 Battle of Gainsborough

Parliamentarians

James Berry

Royalists

Charles Cavendish [23] captured by James Berry

20 Sep 1643 First Battle of Newbury

Henry Bertie killed

Parliamentarians

29 Mar 1644 Battle of Cheriton

Royalists

John Stewart [23] killed

Parliamentarians

02 Jul 1644 Battle of Marston Moor

Parliamentarians

John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale [19]

Royalists

Lionel Carey [22] killed

21 Jul 1644 Exeter Cathedral: Baptism of Henrietta Maria

John 1st Baron Berkeley [42] attended

Henrietta Stewart [0] baptised

27 Oct 1644 Speen: Second Battle of Newbury

Parliamentarians

Royalists

Thomas Wentworth 1st Earl Cleveland [53] captured

Edward St John [27] killed

Jan 1645 Treaty of Uxbridge

1645 Bulstrode Whitelock Lord Keeper of the Great Seal [40] commissioner

26 Sep 1645 Battle of Rowton Heath

Royalists

Bernard Stewart killed

Parliamentarians

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

Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland [47] escaped

John 1st Baron Berkeley [45] helped

05 Jul 1648 Willoughby on the Wolds: Battle of Willoughby Field

Michael Stanhope [24] killed

10 Jul 1648 Battle of St Neots

Parliamentarians

Royalists

Henry Rich 1st Earl Holland [58] and surrendered, by his account, on condition his life would be spared.

17 Aug 1648 Walton-en-le-Dale: Battle of Preston

Parliamentarians

Royalists

John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale [23]

20 Jan 1649 Westminster Hall: Trial of Charles I

Thomas Grey [26] regicide

Adrian Scrope [48] regicide

30 Jan 1649 Banqueting House: Execution of Charles I

Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland [49] beheaded having said a prayer and put his head on the block 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.

Jul 1653 Barebones Parliament

1653 Philip Sidney 3rd Earl Leicester [34] elected MP Kent

03 Sep 1654 First Protectorate Parliament

1654 John Wray 3rd Baronet Glentworth [35] elected MP Lincolnshire

William Wray 1st Baronet Ashby [29] elected MP Grimsby

Sep 1654 William Pierrepoint [46] elected MP Nottinghamshire

1656 Second Protectorate Parliament

Thomas 2nd Baron Crew [32] elected MP Northamptonshire

William Wray 1st Baronet Ashby [31] elected MP Grimsby

1659 Third Protectorate Parliament

Henry Carey 4th Viscount Falkland [25] elected MP Oxfordshire

Thomas 2nd Baron Crew [35] elected MP Brackley

William Wray 1st Baronet Ashby [34] elected MP Grimsby

Richard Jennings [40] elected MP St Albans

Edward Hungerford [27] elected MP Chippenham