01.29 - Impeachment!

Pax Britannica: A History of the British Empire show

Summary: After the disastrous Cadiz expedition, Charles calls another parliament. The small amount of taxation granted the previous year had been spent before it was even collected, and with the failure of Wimbledon the Stuart forces were in dire need of reinforcement and resupply. The only way was taxation, but parliament wanted something in return. They wanted the Duke of Buckingham's head on a platter. Check out Sound Education: soundeducation.fm Check out the podcast website: https://www.paxbritannica.info Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PodBritannica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BritannicaPax In this episode I made particular use of the following publications: - The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire. - David Smith, The Stuart Parliaments, 1603-1689 - Kishlasnky, M, A Monarchy Transformed: 1603-1714 - Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 1, 1618-29. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices