Barebones, IOG and First Protectorate Parliament

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Official title of the Barebones Parliament?
Nominated Assembly
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How were the members chosen?
Nominated by Cromwell
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Cromwell had hoped for an 'Assembly of...'?
saints
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Religious influence on Cromwell at this stage-
Thomas Harrison and Fifth Monarchists
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How can Cromwell's opening speech to this assembly be used by his defenders as evidence of his genuine hopes for the assembly's success?
He cried and spoke for 3 hours. Some people suggest that he wouldn't b
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What is seen as the most radical action of this assembly during its brief period in power?
Taking the church out of marriage
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Why did the Assembly vote to dissolve itself and hand power back to Cromwell?
Because of the increase in radicalism. Moderates feared this.
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Who was the architect of 'The Instrument of Government'?
Lambert
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How many houses of parliament did the IOG establish?
One
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Outline two provisionbs of the IOG that could be said to mark the beginning of a return to a 'monarchical' system of government
Created constitutional conditions and re-established head of state
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What did the IOG state regarding to the calling and dissolution of parliament?
Call triennial parliament consisting of a single house of 400 members from England and 30 from each Scotland and Ireland, to remain in session for at least 5 months
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What was stated in the IOG with regards to religion?
Religious toleration, excluding Catholics
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How did the IG ensure the continuation of Army influence?
Controlled by protector and parliament. Council of State.
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How many of the ordinances prepared for it by Cromwell did his First Protectorate Parliament pass into law?
None
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What three factions were elected to his Parliament who would form an unlikely alliance to destabilise the Protectorate?
Republicans, Royalists and Presbyterians
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For each of the factions in your previous answer give a reason why they were so opposed to Cromwell and his regime?
Presbyterians- Revenge for Pride's purge; Republicans- revenge for Rump; Royalists- revenge for regicide
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How did Cromwell react to this opposition?
Closed parliament
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How did he justify his decision according to his powers under the IOG?
5 lunar months
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