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  • One authority says of the crowd which gathered there: "They had the hair of their heads very few of them longer than their ears, whereupon it came to pass that those who usually with their cries attended at Westminster were by a nickname called Roundheads."

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  • The choir was occupied by the Roundheads during the Commonwealth, and was wrecked by the castle guns.

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  • to take off the top of anything, comes "crop" meaning a closely cut head of hair, found in the name "croppy" given to the Roundheads at the time of the Great Rebellion, to the Catholics in Ireland in 1688 by the Orangemen, probably with reference to the priests' tonsures, and to the Irish rebels of 1798, who cut their hair short in imitation of the French revolutionaries.

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  • At least 100 female camp followers were murdered or mutilated by battle-crazed Roundheads.

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  • The town, which was taken by the Roundheads during the Civil War, has the oldest courthouse in existence in Britain.

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  • One authority says of the crowd which gathered there: "They had the hair of their heads very few of them longer than their ears, whereupon it came to pass that those who usually with their cries attended at Westminster were by a nickname called Roundheads."

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  • they who were looked upon as servants to the king being then called ` Cavaliers,' and the other of the rabble contemned and despised under the name of ` Roundheads.'" Baxter ascribes the origin of the term to a remark made by Queen Henrietta Maria at the trial of Strafford; referring to Pym, she asked who the roundheaded man was.

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  • Davis, The Cavaliers and Roundheads of Barbados (1887); J.

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  • Unlike the Roundheads, he wore his hair long.

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  • During the Civil War, being garrisoned for the Roundheads, it was in 1644 captured by the Royalists, but in 1646 it fell into the hands of Fairfax.

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  • The Doppers (" roundheads ") and other dissentient bodies have also separate synods.

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  • The choir was occupied by the Roundheads during the Commonwealth, and was wrecked by the castle guns.

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  • to take off the top of anything, comes "crop" meaning a closely cut head of hair, found in the name "croppy" given to the Roundheads at the time of the Great Rebellion, to the Catholics in Ireland in 1688 by the Orangemen, probably with reference to the priests' tonsures, and to the Irish rebels of 1798, who cut their hair short in imitation of the French revolutionaries.

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  • they who were looked upon as servants to the king being then called ` Cavaliers,' and the other of the rabble contemned and despised under the name of ` Roundheads.'" Baxter ascribes the origin of the term to a remark made by Queen Henrietta Maria at the trial of Strafford; referring to Pym, she asked who the roundheaded man was.

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  • Davis, The Cavaliers and Roundheads of Barbados (1887); J.

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  • Unlike the Roundheads, he wore his hair long.

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  • During the Civil War, being garrisoned for the Roundheads, it was in 1644 captured by the Royalists, but in 1646 it fell into the hands of Fairfax.

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  • The Doppers (" roundheads ") and other dissentient bodies have also separate synods.

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