John Pym

John Pym

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Pym was an English parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and a prominent critic of James I and then Charles I.Pym was born in Brymore, Cannington, Somerset, into minor nobility. His father died when he was very young and his mother re-married, to Sir Anthony Rous. Pym was educated in law at Broadgates Hall in 1599 and went on to the Middle Temple in 1602. He entered politics through the influence of the Earl of Bedford, working for the Exchequer in Wiltshire before entering Parliament for Calne, Wiltshire in 1614. Despite his Puritanism he gained a good reputation in Parliament, although he was relentless in his campaigning against Roman Catholicsshow more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134904139
  • 9786134904131