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the position of protector

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Near the end of his Protectorship in 1657 Oliver Cromwell's appointee to reform English Law, William Sheppard, still pleaded for "one plain, complete, and methodical treatise or abridgment of the whole Common and Statute Law," in order to "make those things that are now obscure and uncertain, clear and certain" (Matthews 1984: 172-74).
through three general, yet interrelated, stages: protectorship,
Oliver Cromwell's Protectorship in the 1650s clamped down on Christmas festivities altogether.
In 2 Henry VI, this concern for aptitude widens to include others: Suffolk and others question Gloucester's handling of office during his protectorship (3.
Jordan in 1968 (Edward VI: The Young King: The Protectorship of the Duke of Somerset), viewed Somerset as a liberal idealist, G.