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The Putney Debates
In October 1647, the Leveller influenced soldiers offered their own proposals in the Case of the Army Truly Stated, which was drawn up into a potential settlement as An Agreement of the People, and present to the Army General Council. Agigtators and senior officers met in Putney.
- spokesman for the radicals was Colonel Thomas Rainborough. Demanded complete religious freedom and universal male suffrage.
- Ireton said voters must be men of property.
- Cromwell focused on maintaining a level of civility.
- First talk of regicide.
The Engagement and the role of the Scots
- Charles escapes army custody.
- The Corkbush Field Mutiny- Cromwell quickly suppressed the radicals.
- The Engagement. Alliance between Charles and the Scots.
- Charles rejects the Four Bills from Parliament.
- Vote of No Addresses, 1648No more negotiations with Charles.
- Second Civil War beigns. 1648.
- Windsor Prayer Meeting. Charles declared a 'man of blood'.
- Charles is easily defeated.
- Negotiations at Newport. Parliament try one last round of negotiations.
- Pride's Purge. Army takes control of parliament by force, and establishes the 'Rump' Parliament.
- 1649. Trial and execution of Charles.