Tag: Barebones Parliament

  • Cromwell’s Failed Revolution: Paradise Lost Again

    by E. John Winner ____ Coup d’état In April 1653, Oliver Cromwell led some twenty of his troops into the House of Commons. Berating the Parliamentarians with the strongest invective yet heard in that House, he had the soldiers boot them out without ceremony. The Rump Parliament had reached an inglorious end, and Cromwell had…