The Civil War and Oliver Cromwell
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The 17th Century: social tensions high unemployment declining position of the old aristocracy tensions between a despotic King and a Parliament
Charles I - a King who spent an awful lot of money while his country was poor and sad. He hated the Puritans.
1640 – the convocation of Parliament. The Civil War 1640 – the convocation of Parliament. The Civil War
Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658) - an English military and political leader. - a strict Puritan with a Cambridge education. - served in the Short Parliament (April 1640) and the Long Parliament (August 1640 through April 1660)
1620 – he married Elizabeth Bourchier. 1628 – Member of Parliament for Huntingdon. 1640 – Member for Cambridge
1642 – Cromwell formed an armed force in support of the Parliament’s Army. Victories over the Royalists at Marston Moor (1644) and Naseby (1645) Cromwell left for Ireland to put down the Irish Civil War. 1653 – He marched into Parliament and dismissed the members.
3 September 1658 – died in London. Cromwell’s son Richard was lord protector of England from September 1658 to May1659. 1660 – he fled to Paris. 1680 – returned to England.
Интернет ресурсы http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Cromwell http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/oliver-cromwell.htm http://images.yandex.ru/yandsearch?stype=image&lr=14&noreask=1&text=The%20Civil%20War%20and%20Oliver%20Cromwell http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_War