A History of the Presbyterian Party from Pride's Purge to the Dissolution of the Long Parliament

  title={A History of the Presbyterian Party from Pride's Purge to the Dissolution of the Long Parliament},
  author={Leland Henry Carlson},
  journal={Church History},
  pages={83 - 122}
The period of the Civil Wars and the Commonwealth marked a turning point in the development of the English people. With the insight that comes from historical perspective, we can see that the Glorious Revolution of 1688–1689, the accession of a new dynasty in 1714, the American Revolution of 1776, and even the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815, were to a considerable degree influenced by the significant events of the period 1640–1660. 
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Reduction of Episcopacy as a Means to Unity in England, 1640–1662

In his inaugural address at the Union Theological Seminary, Robert T. Handy called attention to the present possibility of reexamining the whole course of church history from unitive perspectives.

Conflicts in Temple-Work:

The Civil War in England lasted until the middle of 1646. The initial victories of the royal forces in 1643 were reversed with the coming of the Scottish army later in the year and the reorganization

The Drury Lane Cockpit at War, 1646–49

Abstract:The military contest between King and Parliament in the 1640s created daunting challenges for the London playing business. Political allegiance drew many of the city's actors into the wider



Roger Drake/ 29 William Jenkins, and Christopher Love 130 were the four ministers who were first taken into custody, and the laymen arrested were Sir Matthew Brand

    One immediate result of Cooke J s statements was an order from the Council of State to the Militia Committee of London, cautioning it to be ready for any uprisings (Ibid., 131)

      With the exception of Richard Herrick

        Five hundred pounds reward was offered for Cooke's discovery, and a special messenger was sent to Milburne, Derbyshire, to sequester his estate

          Jacquel's name is variously given as Jethell, Jekell, and Jekyll in the Cal

          • St. P., Dom. Ser

          Bastwick must have been released shortly after the Council had questioned him. There is no record of his imprisonment

            In his article on Christopher Love in the Dictionary of National Biography, William A. Shaw erroneously gives the date for Love's arrest as

              179-89; Original Letters and Papers of State Addressed to Oliver Cromwell

              • John Nickolls Jr

              The Council hoped to discover the letter which King Charles II had sent from Scotland to Prynne

                the Council directed the Committee of Examinations to summon Colonel Daniel Souton and a Lieutenant-Colonel Jackson on suspicion of treason. The same day the Council ordered that William Blackmore