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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  • When a change of Government occurs the president chooses a prominent parliamentarian as premier and president of the council.
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  • She owned a good estate, though probably impoverished by Parliamentarian exactions, at Mandinam, in Carmarthenshire.
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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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  • 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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  • Ahmad would not be the first British parliamentarian to stand for election from jail.
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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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  • With Furness being a Parliamentarian stronghold, Piel Harbor was the safest place for the fleet to anchor.
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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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