political body in the time of the English Revolution
The Rump Parliament was the name given to Parliament until 1660 of the English Parliament that followed the Long Parliament, after Pride's Purge of December 6 1648 had removed those Members of Parliament that were against the plan to try King Charles I for high treason.
- British Civil Wars: Rump Parliament Archived 2012-06-01 at the Wayback Machine
- Full text of the Act erecting a High Court of Justice for the Trial of Charles I January 6, 1649
- Full text of the Sentence of the High Court of Justice upon the King, 27 January, 1649
- Full text of The Death Warrant of Charles I, 29 January, 1649
- Full text of the Act appointing a Council of State, 13 February, 1649
- Full text of the Act abolishing the Office of King, 17 March, 1649
- Full text of the Act abolishing the House of Lords, 19 March, 1649
- Full text of the Act declaring England to be a Commonwealth, 19 May, 1649
- Full text of the Act declaring what Offences shall he adjudged Treason under the Commonwealth, 17 July, 1649
- Chambers' Book of Days:April 20th With a censored version of Cromwell's 1653 speech ending the Parliament.
- http://castorblog.com/archives/000275.html Archived 2005-12-01 at the Wayback Machine with an uncensored version of Cromwell's speech.
- Full text of the Declaration by Oliver Cromwell and the Council of Officers after putting an End to the Long Parliament, 22 April, 1653