Commons vote to disband most of the army (35 words)

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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.

Editors. "Commons vote to disband most of the army". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[, accessed 06 December 2016.]

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  1. English Civil War