Pride's Purge


Pride's Purge
/ˈpraɪdz pɜdʒ/ (say 'pruydz perj)

noun
the exclusion from the House of Commons in December 1648 of about 100 members who favoured compromise with the Royalist party. It was carried out by a force under Colonel Thomas Pride.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Pride's Purge — Eng. Hist. the forceful exclusion from the House of Commons, carried out by Col. Thomas Pride in December 1648, of about 100 members who favored compromise with the Royalist party. * * * …   Universalium

  • PRIDE'S PURGE —    the name given to a violent exclusion, in 1649, at the hands of a body of troops commanded by Colonel Pride of about a hundred members of the House of Commons disposed to deal leniently with the king, after which some eighty, known as the Rump …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Pride's Purge — Eng. Hist. the forceful exclusion from the House of Commons, carried out by Col. Thomas Pride in December 1648, of about 100 members who favored compromise with the Royalist party …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pride — [prīd] Thomas died 1658; Eng. army officer: in 1648 brought about the expulsion (Pride s Purge) of over 100 Royalist & Presbyterian Members of Parliament …   English World dictionary

  • Purge de Pride — Le colonel Pride refuse de laisser entrer au Long Parlement les membres presbytériens Gravure, circa 1652 La Purge de Pride (anglais : Pride s Purge, pour « purge de Thomas Pride », mais signifiant coïncidemment « purge de la… …   Wikipédia en Français


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