Ome words of explanation, if not of justification, are desirable regarding the object and the basis of this brief historical monograph. Its object is to ex bibit Oliver Cromwell as the fosterer of the Insurrec tion against his Government Which took place during March, 1655, an event of Which the occupation of Salis bury for a few hours by a troop of Royalists formed the most conspicuous feature. This representation of the Protector is Wholly based on contemporary evid ence, and especially on the outspoken descriptions of his own conduct, and of the way in Which his conduct was regarded by his subjects, that Cromwell addressed to Parliament (p. 52) and to the Army officers (p. From the same sources indications are derived show ing the interacting circumstances Which compelled Cromwell to carry out an act of State policy other wise inexplicable.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Reginald F. D. Palgrave
Published Date - August 28 2019
ISBN - 9780265203682
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.9 cm
Page Count - 116
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