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After the Puritans came to power they tried to abolish Christmas. Seriously.
Direct Link: Supplemental- The War on Christmas
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The dissolution of the First Protectorate Parliament led to the brief and unpopular Rule of the Major Generals. When the Second Protectorate Parliament was finally called they tried to make Oliver Cromwell king.
Direct Link: 014- The Humble Petition and Advice
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The Instrument of Government was the first written constitution in English history.
Direct Link: 013- The Instrument of Government
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In 1653 Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament and then Barebone's Parliament dissolved itself. The Commonwealth was not getting off to a great start.
Direct Link: 012- In The Name of God Go
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God wanted me to tell you that property is theft.
Direct link: Supplemental- The Diggers
07:36 PM | Permalink
For someone who was born free John Lilburne sure spent a lot of time in prison.
Direct Link: Supplemental- Freeborn John
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