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The Rump Parliament was the name given to Parliament until 1660 of the English Parliament that followed the Long Parliament, after Pride's Purge of December 6 1648 had removed those Members of Parliament that were against the plan to try King Charles I for high treason.

  • Chambers' Book of Days:April 20th With a censored version of Cromwell's 1653 speech ending the Parliament.
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