Monday, November 29, 2010

The Restoration 1660-1688

cromwell dies
his son tries to claim power but he was not a strong leader like his father
oliver cromwell is lord protector from 1649-1660
Chalres II brought out of exile for restoration

  • cromwell was a complete novice when he first went to war
  • became driving force of the protestant army
  • cromwell was very militant leader
  • levellers and diggers are out of hand
  • Cromwell felt England was the promise land
  • cromwell felt he was working for god
  • wanted to assemble a republic of saints
  • 1655-cromwell told major generals to take righteousness the town

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