Republican Rule 1649 – 53

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Radical religious groupings:
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1653
Thomas Harrison persuades Cromwell to set up the Nominated Parliament
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The establishment of the Rump and Commonwealth:
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6 Feb 1649
House of Lords abolished
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7 Feb 1649
Monarchy officially abolished
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March 1649
Lilburne arrested
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May 1649
Leveller troops crushed at Burford by Cromwell and Fairfax
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19 May 1649
Commonwealth established
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Aug 1649
Cromwell lands in Ireland
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1649
Lilburne writes ‘England’s New Chains discovered’
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Sep 1649
Act limiting freedom of the press
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2 Jan 1650
Engagement Act introduced
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July 1650
Militia Act
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Aug 1650
Blasphemy Act introduced
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Sep 1650
ended compulsory attendance of church
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1650
legal proceedings would be in English rather than Latin
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Sep 1650
Battle at Dunbar
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1651
Scotland incorporated into the Commonwealth of England
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1651
First Navigation Act
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24 Feb 1652
Act of Pardon and Oblivion
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May 1652
Dutch War erupts after a naval engagement between Blake and Von Tromp
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The failures of the Rump and Cromwell’s reason for its dissolution:
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May 1650
Adultery Act
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Aug 1650
Blasphemy Act introduced
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Winter 1652 – 33
Cromwell secures a date for the Rump to dissolve itself (Nov ’63)
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April 1653
Cromwell discovers the Rump planned to dissolve itself and its own committee to judge elections
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20 April 1653
Cromwell dissolves the Rump
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The Parliament of Saints: creation, failures and removal
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4 July 1653
Creation of the Parliament of Saints
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12 Dec 1653
Moderates outvote radicals to hand power back to Cromwell
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Thomas Harrison persuades Cromwell to set up the Nominated Parliament

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House of Lords abolished

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Monarchy officially abolished

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