1650-1659-Battle of Worcester and the Protectorate
Battle of Worcester
On 03 Sep 1651 at the Battle of Worcester Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (21) Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector 1599-1658 (52) commanded the Parliamentary army with Charles Howard 1st Earl Carlisle 1629-1685 (22) . In the Royalist army Francis Talbot 11th Earl Shrewsbury, 11th Earl Waterford 1623-1667 (28) , Thomas Blagge 1613-1660 (38) and Archibald Campbell 9th Earl Argyll 1629-1685 (22) fought. Thomas Wentworth 1st Earl Cleveland 1591-1667 (60) was captured. Giles Strangeways 1615-1675 (36) provided 300 gold pieces to Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (21) following his defeat.
Sinking of HMS Defiance
On Sep 1652 Peyton Carteret -1652 and Maurice Palatinate-Simmern 1621-1652 (31) drowned in the Virgin Islands, Caribbean when HMS Defiance sank.
Cromwell's Act of Grace
In 1651 Hugh Montgomerie 7th Earl Eglinton 1613-1669 (38) was captured by the English and excluded from Cromwell's Act of Grace.
First Protectorate Parliament
Second Protectorate Parliament
In 1656 William Wyndham 1st Baronet Wyndham 1632-1683 (24) was elected as MP Somerset during the Second Protectorate Parliament
Treaty of Brussels
On 02 Apr 1656 the Treaty of Brussels agreeing mutual support between England (Royal) and Spain was signed by Henry Wilmot 1st Earl Rochester 1612-1658 (43) and James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688 (45) on behalf of Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (25) , and Alonso Cárdenas on behalf of Philip IV King Spain 1605-1665 (50) .
Third Protectorate Parliament
In 1659 William Wyndham 1st Baronet Wyndham 1632-1683 (27) was elected as MP Taunton during the Third Protectorate Parliament
In 1659 William Glynne 1st Baronet Bicester aka Bisseter 1638-1690 (20) was elected as MP Caernarfon during the Third Protectorate Parliament