Detailed Summary of Cromwell's Protectorate

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is there more to Cromwell then the `Grim face Puritan Legend'?
COMMENTS ON THIS VIDEO:
`Cromwell was a great man, Brought democracy to England.…read more

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The Lord Protector: the search for stability
2) Cromwell and Parliament, 1654 ­ 55: conspiracies and conflicts, fears and…read more

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frustrations, the problem of conflicting aims:
PENRUDDOCK'S RISING (1655) ­ Royalist rebellion occurring in Wiltshire
Put down by Desborough, Cromwell's brother in Law, `easily' (Cromwell
referred to Desborough as `that clown') but emphasised the weakness of his
claim to the throne, Cromwell regarded the defeat as `the hand of God going
along with us'
CROMWELL'S `FOUR FUNDAMENTALS:'
1. Government should be carried out jointly
2. Parliaments should not perpetuate themselves
3. Liberty of Conscience
4.…read more

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4) 1657-58: King Oliver: the significance of the Humble Petition and Advice…read more

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The Lord Protector: the search for stability
and the prospects for settlement ­ conflicting views from both
contempories and historians:
SECOND PROTECTORATE PARLIAMENT: Called to aid finance for
Major-Generals and Anglo-Spanish War (which, ended well for Cromwell
with the capture of Dunkirk)
Cromwell feared dangers of Charles II's allegiance with Spain
HUMBLE PETITION AND ADVICE: Opposed by Major-Generals (mainly
Lambert and Fleetwood) ­ Parliament voted 123/62 FOR the Petition
however ­ COURSE OF HISTORY ALTERED IF HE ACCEPTED
COWARD: Tried to `woo' parliament but if…read more

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Richard was also not prepared for his role and had no close relationship…read more

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with the army and `alienated the officers'…read more

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Richard was deposed by the army in 1659, after being promised by
parliament a sum of £30,000 ( £4 million today), and then the surviving
members of the Rump were recalled.…read more

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