The Rump Parliament 1648-53


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The Rump Parliament was brought to power in 1648 by Pride's Purge and forcibly dissolved by Oliver Cromwell in 1653. This book is a detailed account of the intervening years. Dr Worden concentrates particularly on the Rump's policies in the contentious fields of legal, religious and electoral reform; its attempts to live down its revolutionary origins, to disown its more radical supporters, to conciliate those Puritans alienated by the purge and the King's death, and to re-create the Roundhead party of the 1640s. He ...

The Rump Parliament 1648-53 1977, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521292139

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The Rump Parliament 1648 53 1974, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521202053