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Cromwell had to travel to London once again in 1630

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Cromwell had to travel to London once again in 1630, this time to argue a case before  King Charles I's Privy Council concerning a political dispute over the new town charter  of Huntingdon. He was perturbed that he had not been appointed an alderman of the  town, and accused the new officials of Huntingdon of pursuing their own selfish  interests. The Council reprimanded him for making "disgraceful and unseemly  speeches" against the mayor of the town, and Cromwell returned home. Shortly after, in  1631, Cromwell sold all but seventeen acres of his property in Huntingdon and moved  his family to a new home five miles away from St. Ives. At St Ives, Cromwell's life was more that of a yeoman farmer than of a country  gentleman. Cromwell's family had suffered a decline in social position when his rich,  paternal uncle had lost his fortune at the end of the 1620s. It was not until 1636 that 
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