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.
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Editors. "Pride's Purge". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2357, accessed 21 April 2018.]
- English Civil War