Charles Fleetwood, c. 1618 to 4 October 1692, was an English lawyer from Northamptonshire, who served with the Parliamentarian army during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. A close associate of Oliver Cromwell, to whom he was related by marriage, Fleetwood held a number of senior political and administrative posts under the ...
Charles Fleetwood, (born c. 1618, Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, Eng.—died Oct. 4, 1692, Stoke Newington, Middlesex), English Parliamentary general, son-in-law and supporter of Oliver Cromwell.
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Ele voltou para Londres em meados de 1650 após ter conquistado as regiões leste e sul da ilha irlandesa. A Conquista da Irlanda por Cromwell, ou Guerra de Cromwell na Irlanda (1649–53), se refere ao período da história da Irlanda onde as forças do Parlamento da Inglaterra, lideradas por Oliver Cromwell, invadiram o território irlandês ...
He retained command when the regiment was transferred to the New Model Army, fighting at Naseby in 1645 and on the campaigns in the West Country and against Oxford in 1646. In a recruiter by-election in May 1646, Fleetwood was elected to the Long Parliament as MP for Marlborough in Wiltshire.
13 de set. de 2023 · Portrait by Robert Walker Commander-in-Chief & Committee of Safety In officeJune 1659 – December 1659 Lord Deputy of Ireland In officeSeptember 1652 – July 1657 English Council of State In officeFebruary 1651 – July 1652 Member of Parliamentfor Marlborough
On 13 October 1659, the army, under the command of Generals John Lambert and Charles Fleetwood, excluded the Rump MPs from Parliament by locking the doors to the Palace of Westminster and stationing armed guards outside.