Detailed Summary of Cromwell's Protectorate

I have divided the information into memorisable sections for each subcategory we are required to know about Cromwell's search for stability. 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJkuNNEPXQA

is there more to Cromwell then the `Grim face Puritan Legend'?

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`Cromwell was a great man, Brought democracy to England.'

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`Oliver Cromwell legacy will always be he is a butcher'



1) The establishment of the Protectorate and…

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2) Cromwell and Parliament, 1654 ­ 55: conspiracies and conflicts, fears and

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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…

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

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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…

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

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with the army and `alienated the officers'

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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. Richard said `I love and value the
peace of this Commonwealth much…

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