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Parliament faces a crisis as divisions in their armies come to a head. Oliver Cromwell and Sir William Waller take aim at the earls of Manchester and Essex. The latest attempt at peace talkes between Charles I and the parliamentarians collapse. Calls for a clean slate are answered by the Self-Denying Ordinance and the New Model Ordinance. Sir Thomas Fairfax gets promoted.
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For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful:
- Kenyon, J. and Ohlmeyer, J., The Civil Wars: A Military History of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1638-1660.
- Harris, T. Rebellion
- Michael Braddick. The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution
- Michael Braddick, God's Fury, England's Fire
- Nick Lipscombe, The English Civil War: An Atlas and Concise History of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, 1639-51
- Peter Gaunt, The English Civil War: A Military History
- Cotton, A. N. B. (1977). Cromwell and the Self-Denying Ordinance. History, 62(205), 211–231.
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