Revolutions (general)

 

After serving in Parliament and the courts of both Charles I and Charles II, Edward Hyde wrote a massively influential history of the English Civil Wars.

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Oliver Cromwell died on September 3, 1658. His son and heir Richard was iunable to hold the Protectorate together. 

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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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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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