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.
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Editors. "Commons vote to disband most of the army". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16301, accessed 29 May 2017.]
- English Civil War