Key Dates

YearPrincipal Events
1648Pride's Purge
1649Charles I tried and executed
Abolition of monarchy and the House of Lords
England declared a republic by Parliament
1651Charles II crowned in Scotland
Cromwell defeats Royalists at Battle of Worcester
1652Settlement of Ireland Act
1653Nominated Assembly
Cromwell accepts the Instrument of Government
1654Act of Union with Scotland
1655Penruddock's Rising
1655-7Rule of the Major Generals
1658Oliver Cromwell dies; Richard Cromwell becomes Lord Protector
1659Richard Cromwell forced to abdicate
1660Restoration of Charles II
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