Revolutions (general)

After the Puritans came to power they tried to abolish Christmas. Seriously. 

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The dissolution of the First Protectorate Parliament led to the brief and unpopular Rule of the Major Generals. When the Second Protectorate Parliament was finally called they tried to make Oliver Cromwell king. 

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The Instrument of Government was the first written constituion in English history. 

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In 1653 Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament and then Barebone's Parliament dissolved itself. The Commonwealth was not getting off to a great start. 

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God wanted me to tell you that property is theft. 

 

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For someone who was born free John Lilburne sure spent a lot of time in prison

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Reserve your spot for England/France June 2014 at www.historyworldtravel.com!

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Charles II raised an army of Scots to help him claim the throne, but they were defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar and Worcester.

 
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After Pride's Purge, Charles I was executed by the Rump Parliament on January 30, 1649. Then Cromwell invaded Ireland. 

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As the New Model Army debated the merits of constitutional democracy, King Charles was scheming to put himself back on the throne. 

 

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