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Long Parliament


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the Parliament which assembled Nov. 3, 1640, and was dissolved by Cromwell, April 20, 1653.
  • n. See under Long, and Rump.


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  • Mr. John Milton's character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines in 1651, omitted in his other works, and never before printed.

    The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland

  • But the story of Severus was pretty, that he hanged up forty senators before the Senate house, and then made a speech presently to the Senate in praise of his owne lenity; and then decreed that never any senator after that time should suffer in the same manner without consent of the Senate: which he compared to the proceeding of the Long Parliament against my Lord Strafford.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, March 1663/64

  • At all events he invited the secluded, that is the expelled, members of the old Long Parliament to take their seats along with the others, and in a formal declaration addressed to Parliament, dated the 21st of February

    Andrew Marvell

  • He looked on the Marian Martyrs as the precursors of the Long Parliament and of the Revolution, the champions of liberty in church and State.

    The Life of Froude

  • Clarendon has told us how members of the House of Commons “got on” in the Long Parliament of Charles the Second.

    Andrew Marvell

  • When the enactments of the Long Parliament had resulted in victory for the Puritans, their own internal differences clamoured for settlement and the Westminster Assembly of 1643 was an unsuccessful attempt at composing them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Long Parliament in the end of 1653, had a few months after issued writs for

    Life of Dr Owen

  • Now, at all events, in the days of the Long Parliament and the Civil War, there was still some respectful recollection of the old Earl of Marlborough as one of the best-liked ministers of James's reign and of the first years of Charles's.

    The Life of John Milton

  • The bill for a New Representative, or, in other words, the question whether the Long Parliament should now be dissolved, was keenly agitated.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • He sat in the Long Parliament for Yarmouth, in the Isle of Wight, and afterwards became a member of the Upper House.

    The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54


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