Long Parliament of 1640 restored

(31 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

The Rump of the Long Parliament recalls the Presbyterian members (excluded since Pride's Purge in 1648). This produces an assembly with a notably Royalist bent, favourable to the Restoration of Charles II.

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Citation:
Editors. "Long Parliament of 1640 restored". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2571, accessed 17 September 2014.]