Dates for The Rump 1649-53

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Jan 1649
Trial of Charles I
1 of 58
30th Jan 1649
Execution of Charles I
2 of 58
Feb 1649
Monarchy and the House of Lords abolished
3 of 58
May 1649
Levelers suppressed at Burford - leaders imprisoned
4 of 58
Oct 1649
Massacres at Drogheda and Wexford
5 of 58
Jan 1650
Oath of Engagement to the Commonwealth instituted
6 of 58
May 1650
Adultery + Blasphemy Act against adultery, incest + fornication
7 of 58
Sept 1650
Crom defeats Alexander Leslie at Dunbar
8 of 58
Sept 1650
Compulsory Church attendance abolished
9 of 58
Sept 1651
Hobbes' 'Leviathan' published endorsing submission to authority
10 of 58
July 1651
An act for the sale of land of leading Royalists
11 of 58
Sept 1651
Battle of Worcester
12 of 58
Oct 1651
Navigation Act - protecting Eng trade from the Dutch
13 of 58
May 1652
Start of the first Anglo-Dutch war
14 of 58
April 1653
Cromwell expels the Rump
15 of 58
Feb 1649
Conservative MPs who didn't support the Regicide return to the Rump
16 of 58
July 1649 - May 1650
Irish Civil War
17 of 58
1650
Cromwell leaves Ireland
18 of 58
1652
An act for the settling of Ireland
19 of 58
1649-51
Third Civil War
20 of 58
Feb 1649
Charles Stuart proclaimed King in Edinburgh
21 of 58
Feb 1649
Parliament sets up the Council of State to rule with the House of Commons in place of the Monarchy and the House of Lords
22 of 58
April 1650
Battle of Carbisdale
23 of 58
May 1650
Treaty of Breda
24 of 58
May 1650
Montrose hung in Edinburgh
25 of 58
June 1650
CofS resolves to mount a Scottish invasion
26 of 58
June 1650
Charles arrives in Scotland and takes the Covenant
27 of 58
July 1650
Cromwell crosses the border into Scotland
28 of 58
Dec 1650
Edinburgh surrenders to Cromwell
29 of 58
Oct 1651
Charles escapes to France
30 of 58
1648
The Dutch gain independence from Spain
31 of 58
1652-3
First Anglo-Dutch war
32 of 58
1652
Battle of the Down (The DW)
33 of 58
April 1653
Debt @ less than 1 mill
34 of 58
March 1649
4 Leading Levelers put in prison
35 of 58
1650
The Rump pass a new moral code
36 of 58
1649 + 1650
Terrible harvests
37 of 58
Summer 1649
Measures to relieve those imprisoned for debt were defeated
38 of 58
1650
All legal cases had to be in English
39 of 58
Feb 1653
The Rump rejects the Hale Commission's suggestions for law reform
40 of 58
1650
Commission for the propagation of the Gospel in the North and Wales
41 of 58
1651
Ratified Tithes
42 of 58
July 1650
Treason Act - reinforce the Engagement
43 of 58
Sept 1649
Act limiting the freedom of the press
44 of 58
June 1650
launch of the gov' newspaper 'Mercirius Politicus'
45 of 58
Early 1650s
Periodic cleanses of the Commissions of the Peace
46 of 58
Aug 1650
The Council of Trade established
47 of 58
16th July 1651
Act permitting the sale of crown lands is passed
48 of 58
Aug 1650
Blasphemy Act to restrain extreme Puritan sects
49 of 58
April 1650
Act against non-observance of the Sabbath is passed
50 of 58
Sept 1651
Committee appointed to make recommendations for new elections
51 of 58
April 1652
The Rump declares that the tithes should continue
52 of 58
Winter 1652-3
Cromwell acts as a moderator between The Army and The Rump
53 of 58
Nov 1653
The secured date for the Rump to dissolve itself
54 of 58
April 1653
Cromwell discovered the Rump intended to dissolve themselves
55 of 58
20th April 1653
Cromwell expelled the Rump
56 of 58
1644-8
Development of a Presbyterian religious system
57 of 58
Sept 1650
Cromwell wrote to Parliament
58 of 58

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Execution of Charles I

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30th Jan 1649

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Monarchy and the House of Lords abolished

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Levelers suppressed at Burford - leaders imprisoned

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Massacres at Drogheda and Wexford

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