Pride's Purge (37 words)

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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.

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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 22 October 2017.]


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