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John Pym

John Pym (1584 – 8 December 1643) was an English parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and a prominent critic of James I and then Charles I.

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Five Members - Establishment, Trial of Strafford, Implicating The King, Reconciliation (24 September 1640 – 5 Decem
... John Finch was impeached the following day, and he consequently fled to the Hague with Charles's permission on 21 December ... The Parliament was initially influenced by John Pym (1584–1643) and his supporters ... Pym rose in his place and entered into a particular enumeration of the troubles of the kingdom ...
Long Parliament - September 24, 1640–December 5, 1648 Establishment, Trial of Strafford, Implicating The King, Reconci
... John Finch was impeached the following day, and he consequently fled to the Hague with Charles's permission on 21 December ... The Parliament was initially influenced by John Pym (1584–1643) and his supporters ... Pym rose in his place and entered into a particular enumeration of the troubles of the kingdom ...
John Pym - English Civil War
... the English Civil War began in 1642, Pym became involved in the financial problems, heading the Committee of Safety from 4 July 1642 ... Pym died, probably of cancer, at Derby House on 8 December 1643 and was buried in Westminster Abbey ...

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