The Restoration of a Limited Monarchy in England: Definition & History


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1. Who assumed the role of Lord Protector in 1653?

2. In what year did Charles II return to England to assume the throne?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the restoration of a limited monarchy in England. To pass the quiz, you will need to know specific details about the history of the monarchy in England during the 1600s.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and interactive online quiz to review the following events in British history:

  • The proclamation that paved the way for Charles II to the return to the throne
  • Who took on the role of Lord Protector in 1653
  • The year that Charles II returned to the throne
  • The nickname of the Parliament that voted to reinstate a government by king
  • Repercussions of major events such as the Civil War, Interregnum and English Restoration

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Lord Protector, Charles II's return to the throne, and the related proclamation
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you can accurately identify the Parliament responsible for the restoration of a limited monarchy
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understand the essential information from the related lesson on the restoration of a limited monarchy in England

Additional Learning

To learn more about the restoration of a limited monarchy in England, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson will help you:

  • Examine how England's monarchy was deposed and later restored
  • Understand the reason for the civil war and interregnum in the 1600s
  • Explore the events that followed the execution of Charles I
  • Learn about the role of the Convention Parliament in restoring a limited monarchy in England
  • Discover how England eventually emerged with a strong constitutional monarchy