Rump Parliament


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Rump Parliament:

see English civil warEnglish civil war,
1642–48, the conflict between King Charles I of England and a large body of his subjects, generally called the "parliamentarians," that culminated in the defeat and execution of the king and the establishment of a republican commonwealth.
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Or the Rump Parliament could just abide by the referendum result, save all the expense and bother and just leave the EU to fulfil the will of the people in the 2016 referendum.
1653: Oliver Cromwell, at the head of a troop of soldiers, dissolved the "Rump Parliament" which had governed - at least in theory - during the Civil War.
The Rump Parliament passed a Bill establishing a High Court of Justice to try Charles in the name of the people of England.
Time surely for Brown's Government and this discredited rump Parliament to head for the ultimate Darwinian destination - extinction to make way for those better adapted to the challenges of survival.
The army summoned the surviving members of the old Rump Parliament back to Westminster and Richard's great seal as Protector was formally destroyed in the House of Commons on May 14th.
These words, first uttered by Cromwell to the Rump Parliament, say what I would say to her: "You have been sat too long here for any good you have been doing.
Instead, it consists of eight chapters, each of which bears a title in the form of a question: "Why Did Charles I Call the Long Parliament?," "How Did the King Gain Support in Parliament?," "How Did the King Get an Army?," "Why Did Parliament Win the Civil War?," "Why Was the King Executed?," "Why Was the Rump Parliament Dissolved?," "Why Was Cromwell Offered the Crown?," and "Was There an English Revolution?" Thus the ostensible subject of the book actually occupies only one chapter.
The chapters look at Charles I's relations with Parliament and the military, at the Parliamentary victory, at the judicial murder of the King, at the dissolution of the 'Rump Parliament', and at the offer of a crown to Cromwell.
"There can be neither peace nor security without armies, nor armies without pay, nor pay without taxes," declared Marchamont Nedham, the chief journalist and apologist for the Rump Parliament and then Oliver Cromwell's Protectorate.
Thirteen chapters on: "The Founding of the New Model Army; Recruitment, Provisioning and Pay; Victory in Battle, 1645-6; The Importance of Religion; The Army and the People; The Political Wars, 1646-8 (I): From the King's Surrender to the Assault on Parliament and (11): From the Occupation of London to the Second Civil War; The Second Civil War; Revolution at Westminster, September 1648 -- September 1649; The Conquest of Ireland, 1649-52; The Conquest of Scotland, July 1650 to September 1651; and the Army and the Expulsion of the Rump Parliament, September 1651 to April 1653," provide the most complete account of this topic.
Royalist poet who wrote drinking songs and satirical verses against the Rump Parliament in England.
In what is among the strongest aspects of the work, Brenner describes how the new merchant leadership jettisoned both the presbyterian opposition on the right and Leveller support on the left, and then played a decisive role in shaping the commercial policy of the Rump Parliament and the Commonwealth.