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Parliaments and politics during the Cromwellian protectorate

Parliaments and politics during the Cromwellian protectorate

Smith, David L. (David Lawrence), 1963-; Little, Patrick, 1969-

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Hardback, Book. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: David L. Smith and Patrick Little
ISBN: 0521838673, 9780521838672
Intended audience: Specialized.
Series: Cambridge studies in early modern British history
Subject: Great Britain. Parliament History 17th century.; Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658.; Great Britain Politics and government 1649-1660.; Cromwell, Richard, 1626-1712.; Great Britain History Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660.; Protectorate


  1. Introduction: historiography and sources
  2. Parliament and the paper constitutions
  3. Elections
  4. Exclusions
  5. Factional politics and parliamentary management
  6. Oliver Cromwell and Parliaments
  7. Richard Cromwell and Parliaments
  8. Law reform, judicature and the Other House
  9. Religious reform
  10. Representation and taxation in England and Wales
  11. Parliament and foreign policy
  12. Irish and Scottish affairs
  13. Conclusion; Appendix
  14. Members excluded from the Second Protectorate Parliament; Appendix
  15. The Remonstrance of
  16. February 1657.


Review of the hardback: 'The authors offer clear, crisp and fresh images of the parliaments, built upon detailed analysis and impressive new research ... This excellent volume marks a huge step forward in placing them more firmly and more positively on the historical map.' BBC History Magazine