The Rump Parliament 1648-53

The Rump Parliament 1648-53

by Blair Worden


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521292139
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/13/2003
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.47(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Author's note; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. The Rump and the Rumpers: 1. Membership, attendance and allegiance; 2. The limits of revolution; 3. Moderation and conformity; 4. Soldiers and clergymen; 5. Commitment and corruption; Part II. The Rump and Reform: 6. Law reform; 7. Puritans and politicians; 8. Electoral reform; Part III. The Struggle for Survival, February 1649-September 1651: 9. Problems and policies, February 1649; 10. The pursuit of respectability, February-August 1649; 11. The nadir, September 1649-September 1650; 12. Dunbar to Worcester: the coalition under strain, September 1650-September 1651; Part IV. Parliament versus The Army, September 1651-April 1653: 13. Reform and reaction, September 1651-May 1652; 14. Conflict and confrontation, May-December 1652; 15. Dissolution and disarray, January-April 1653; Part V. The Dissolution of the Rump: 16. The army apologias; 17. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliographical guide; Index.

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