Kirk party (act. 1648-1651)

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Abstract

Kirk party (act. 1648-1651) was the radical regime that took power in Scotland in the aftermath of the defeat by Oliver Cromwell's forces of the engagement army, led by James Hamilton, first duke of Hamilton, at the battle of Preston on 17 August 1648. This article tells us all about it.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford dictionary of national biography
EditorsH.C.G. Matthew, Brian Harrison
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

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Defeat
Oliver Cromwell
Scotland
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Keywords

  • kirk
  • Scotland
  • Church of Scotland
  • Kirk party

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Young, J. R. (2010). Kirk party (act. 1648-1651). In H. C. G. Matthew, & B. Harrison (Eds.), The Oxford dictionary of national biography
Young, John R. / Kirk party (act. 1648-1651). The Oxford dictionary of national biography. editor / H.C.G. Matthew ; Brian Harrison. 2010.
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