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What was the Rump made up of?
Of the 547 MPs elected to the Long Parliament
in 1640, only about 50 or so were still attending
the House of Commons after Pride's Purge.
There were 210 MP's between Jan 1649 and
supporters of religious independents who did
not want an established church.
Presbyterians who were willing to allow the
trial and execution of the King.
and formerly excluded MPs who were prepared
to denounce the Newport Treaty negotiations…read more
Establishment of the Commonwealth 1649.
The "Rump" disposed of its domestic enemies
such a three royalists and imprisoned a further
four leading Levellers.
The Navigation Act 1651.
Engagement Act 1650.
Treason Act- an attempt to reinforce the
By 1653 both France and Spain recognised
England's new form of government.…read more