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This assembly of Parliament in 1653 consisted of 140 'godly men' selected by Cromwell and the Council of Officers
It was named for one of its members, 'Praisegod Barbon'
The Parliament was too divided by sectarian religious views, and was disbanded after 5 months
This Day in British History
06 December, 1648
Colonel Thomas Pride rids the House of Commons of royalist dissidents, freeing the way for the trial of Charles I