Long Parliament of 1640 restored (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Long Parliament of 1640 restored". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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