The Constitutional Experiments Of The Commonwealth

A Study Of The Years 1649-1660 by Edward Jenks

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A study of the years " See other formats. The Commonwealth was the political structure during the period from to when England and Wales, later along with Ireland and Scotland, were governed as a republic after the end of the Second English Civil War and the trial and execution of Charles republic's existence was declared through "An Act declaring England to be a Commonwealth", adopted by the Rump Parliament on 19 May Followed by: Interregnum (–), Restoration ().

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