John Pym

Standard Name: Pym, John


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9 November 1640
In a season during which John Pym and the Long Parliament created the laws and institutions which were to guide the early parliamentarian regime, a committee was set up to consider the issue of recusants.
22 November 1641
Late at night John Pym 's demand, the Grand Remonstrance, passed through Parliament .
4 January 1642
Charles I entered the House of Commons with the intention of arresting the five men he regarded as opposition ringleaders, including Pym and Hampden ; the result was a public-relations defeat for the monarchy.