Cromwell: King Charles I Dissolves Parliament
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  • History → British History → King Charles I

King Charles I enters the House of Commons to arrest five members of the House for treason. All of the convicted members except for Oliver Cromwell flee, and Cromwell uses his power in Parliament to prevent himself from being forcibly removed by the king. As a result of Cromwell's actions, King Charles dissolves Parliament.

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