Execution of Archbishop Laud

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  • Editors

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : .

The House of Lords rejects the Self-Denying Ordinance, which aims to exclude members of both Commons and Lords from military office in order to make way for more radical un-aristocratic Parliamentarian commanders. Despite this, the Commons immediately appoints Sir Thomas Fairfax as Commander in-Chief, replacing the Earl of Essex.

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Citation:
Editors. "Execution of Archbishop Laud". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2284, accessed 03 September 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. English Civil War