ludlow, edmund

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ludlow, edmund

radical republican who fought for Parliament against the Royalists in the English Civil Wars and later became one of the chief opponents of Oliver Cromwell's Protectorate regime. His memoirs provide valuable information on republican opposition to Cromwell and on the factional struggles of the period between the collapse of the Protectorate (May 1659) and the Restoration of King Charles II (1660).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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