Pride's Purge (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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Colonel Pride's Purge of the House of Commons forcibly removed many Presbyterian members opponents of Oliver Cromwell; the remainder is known as the 'Rump' (of the Long Parliament), which subsequently votes to discontinue negotiations with Charles I.

Editors. "Pride's Purge". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[, accessed 27 October 2016.]

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  1. English Civil War