The Failure of Attempts to Reach a Settlement 1646 – 9

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Parliamentary factionalism:
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July 1646
Newcastle Propositions
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May 1647
Charles accepts the third, gentler version of the Newcastle Propositions
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The politicisation of the NMA:
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Jan 1647
Scots agree to leave England with a fee of £400,000. Charles is taken to Holdenby House (Parliament).
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The ideas and influences of the Levellers and Diggers:
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1645 – 6
John Lilburne in the tower where he wrote ‘London’s Liberty In Chains’
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Oct 1647
The Putney Debates
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Dec 1648
Whitehall Debates
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Feb 1649
Lilburne publishes ‘England’s New Chains Discovered’
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1649
Digger’s gain influence after Charles’s execution
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Military opposition to Parliament:
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25 May 1647
Parliament issues 8 weeks arrears of pay
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29 May 1647
Army refuses
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2 June 1647
500 soldiers moved Charles from Holdenby to Newmarket (army HQ)
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4 June 1647
'Humble Remonstrance’ designed
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14 June 1647
‘A Representation of the Army’ drafted by Ireton and Lambert
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16 July 1647
The army’s General Council met as army unity appeared to be breaking down and there was slow progress in achieving their demands.
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2 Aug 1647
Heads of Proposals published
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11 Nov 1647
Charles escapes from army control to the Isle of Wight
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28 Dec 1647
The Engagement is signed
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Jan 1648
Parliament passes the Vote of No Addresses forbidding further negotiation with Charles
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April 1648
Windsor Prayer Meeting
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April – June 1648
Royalist uprisings in Kent, South Wales
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Aug 1648
the invading Scottish army is beaten at Preston, convincing the NMA that they are ‘God’s instrument’
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Summer – Autumn 1648
Parliament repeal the Vote of No Addresses and negotiated with Charles at Newport (Newport Treaty)
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18 Nov 1648
Grandees present to Parliament ‘The Remonstrance of the Army’
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6 Dec 1648
Pride’s Purge
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30 Jan 1649
Charles is executed
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Card 2

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Newcastle Propositions

Back

July 1646

Card 3

Front

Charles accepts the third, gentler version of the Newcastle Propositions

Back

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Card 4

Front

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Back

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Card 5

Front

Scots agree to leave England with a fee of £400,000. Charles is taken to Holdenby House (Parliament).

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