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Henry Vane

(1613—1662) politician and author


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(1613–62),

English politician. In the Long Parliament he was a bitter opponent of W. Laud and of Strafford, and he was one of the commissioners chiefly responsible for the Solemn League and Covenant. In 1652 he became President of the Council of State, but latterly lost influence. At the Restoration he was arrested and was executed in 1662.

Subjects: Christianity — World History.


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