Editors. "Commons vote to disband most of the army". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Commons vote to disband most of the army (35 words)
Historical Context Note
The English House of Commons votes to keep Sir Thomas Fairfax as Commander-in-Chief of the army, but to discharge most of the soldiers. Unsurprisingly, this causes conflict with the army, which is resistant to disbanding.16301 Commons vote to disband most of the army 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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