Republican Divisions 1658-60

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Civilian Cromwellians/ Presbytarians
Broghill, Thurloe and Henry Cromwell all believed in a more traditional parliamentary settlement with less army influence
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Commonswealthmen/ Republicans
Haselrig remained opposed to the Protectorae; they also wanted a weakening of army influence and a one chamber Parliament
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Army Grandees
Fleetwood and Desborough wanted the Protectorate to continue.
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Monck
After remodelling the Scottish forces to remove radicals, the conservative Monck planned to restore order with the establishment of the Monarchy.
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Soldiers and Junior Officers
In 1659, they were agitated over arrears and the grandees, and wanted to work with the Republicans- presented demands to Richard Cromwell in April 1659.
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Quakers
Emerged as one of the Revolutions sects- provoked fear from conservatives. This fear translated into a support for Monarchy.
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Charles Stuart
Had little early importance- Royalist plotting was 'feeble' (Farr).
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Haselrig remained opposed to the Protectorae; they also wanted a weakening of army influence and a one chamber Parliament

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Commonswealthmen/ Republicans

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Fleetwood and Desborough wanted the Protectorate to continue.

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After remodelling the Scottish forces to remove radicals, the conservative Monck planned to restore order with the establishment of the Monarchy.

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Card 5

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In 1659, they were agitated over arrears and the grandees, and wanted to work with the Republicans- presented demands to Richard Cromwell in April 1659.

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