A history of Virginia for boys and girls . 1660. The event is known in history asthe Restoration. In that year the monarchy wasrestored. Sir Wilham Berkeley was governor in Virginiawhen Charles I was executed and for two or threeyears longer ; but in 1652Parliament, which wasthen under the controlof Oliver Cromwell, sentover some ships of war tolook after the VirginiaCavaliers. Up the rivertoward Jamestown theycame. Berkeley and hismen got ready to fight,but after representativesof both sides had cometogether and talked matters over an agreement wasreached peaceably. The Virginians agreed tore

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A history of Virginia for boys and girls . 1660. The event is known in history asthe Restoration. In that year the monarchy wasrestored. Sir Wilham Berkeley was governor in Virginiawhen Charles I was executed and for two or threeyears longer ; but in 1652Parliament, which wasthen under the controlof Oliver Cromwell, sentover some ships of war tolook after the VirginiaCavaliers. Up the rivertoward Jamestown theycame. Berkeley and hismen got ready to fight,but after representativesof both sides had cometogether and talked matters over an agreement wasreached peaceably. The Virginians agreed torecognize the authority of Cromwell and Par-liament, but they were to be allowed to managetheir own affairs very much in their own way.Berkeley retired from the governors office andwas not governor again till 1660. In the mean-time the governors were elected by the House ofBurgesses or were appointed by Cromwell. Thelatter was a real king, though he was not called aking. In 1658 he died. Then it was not longtill the Restoration took place.. OLIVER CROMWELL 68 A HISTORY OF VIRGINIA Charles II was king from 1660 to 1685 —twenty-five years; and Berkeley, after he wasrestored in 1660, was kings governor for sixteenyears. This we learned in the preceding chapter.Next we shall have the story of Bacons Rebellion ;for the Old Dominion, like Old England, was everready to stand up for her rights. FACTS TO REMEMBER 1. Civil war in England overthrew King Charles I becausehe tried to be an absolute monarch. 2. Government and religion were the two big questionsover which the Puritan Parliament quarreled with the king. 3. The Puritans and others who fought against the kingwere nicknamed Roundheads. The king and his friendswere called Cavaliers. 4. After the king was executed in 1649 many of the Cava-liers came to Virginia. This migration gave the kings friendsa large majority in Virginia. 5. Soon the Cavaliers in Virginia invited young Charles,the kings son, to come to Virginia and be king. I