Parliamentarian sentence example

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  • As a parliamentarian he was very clear-headed, and thoroughly understood how to lead a party.
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  • WILLIAM LENTHALL (1591-1662), English parliamentarian, speaker of the House of Commons, second son of William Lenthall, of Lachford, Oxfordshire, a descendent of an old Herefordshire family, was born at Henley-on-Thames in June 1591.
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  • She owned a good estate, though probably impoverished by Parliamentarian exactions, at Mandinam, in Carmarthenshire.
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  • When a change of Government occurs the president chooses a prominent parliamentarian as premier and president of the council.
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  • In 1647 the parliamentarian troops razed the castle to the ground, so that its remains are now inconsiderable, though portions of three towers still exist.
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  • Fiennes married (1), Elizabeth, daughter of the famous parliamentarian Sir John Eliot, by whom he had one son, afterwards 3rd Viscount Saye and Sele; and (2), Frances, daughter of Richard Whitehead of Tuderley, Hants, by whom he had three daughters.
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  • WILLIAM PRYNNE (1600-1669), English parliamentarian, son of Thomas Prynne by Marie Sherston, was born at Swainswick near Bath in 1600.
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  • BULSTRODE WHITELOCKE (1605-1675), English lawyer and parliamentarian, eldest son of Sir James Whitelocke, was baptized on the 19th of August 1605, and educated at Merchant Taylors' School and at St John's College, Oxford, where he matriculated on the 8th of December 1620.
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  • JOHN CALDWELL CALHOUN (1782-1850), American statesman and parliamentarian, was born, of Scottish-Irish descent, in Abbeville District, South Carolina, on the 18th of March 1782.
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  • As an inducement, the Solemn League and Covenant was signed by all Parliamentarian Englishmen, the terms of which were interpreted by the Scots to bind England to submit to Presbyterianism, though the most important clauses had been purposely left vague, so as to afford a loophole of escape.
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  • The town suffered severely during the Civil Wars, undergoing two sieges, firstly in 1644 when the parliamentarian, Colonel Laugharne, took the place by storm, and secondly in 1648 when it capitulated to Colonel Horton.
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  • The parliamentarian party was suffused with anti-aristocratic feelings even tho it was led by aristocratic feelings even tho it was led by aristocrats, and indeed partly against their leadership.
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  • On 31 August, during a wet, stormy night, Sir William Balfour broke through the Royalist lines with about 2,000 parliamentarian cavalry.
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  • Meanwhile, Prince Rupert is ordered to attack the parliamentarian garrison at Brentford.
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  • During the battle, Falkland was killed charging alone through a gap in a hedge lined with parliamentarian musketeers.
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  • mutinyouth Wales, Parliamentarian soldiers mutinied against orders for disbandment without arrears of pay.
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  • Ahmad would not be the first British parliamentarian to stand for election from jail.
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  • parliamentarian army by summer 1644 at the latest.
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  • parliamentarian forces.
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  • With Furness being a parliamentarian stronghold, Piel Harbor was the safest place for the fleet to anchor.
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  • In 1586 there was a terrible visitation of the plague; and the parliamentarian forces were overthrown here in the Civil War.
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  • He rose to the rank of major-general, but became famous by being the type par excellence of the corrupt and egoistic Swedish parliamentarian of the final period of the Frihetstiden (see Sweden: History); he received for many years the sobriquet of "General of the Riksdag."
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  • With Furness being a Parliamentarian stronghold, Piel Harbor was the safest place for the fleet to anchor.
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