While in London

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While in London, Cromwell proved himself more adept than he had ever been at political  maneuvering. In January 1644 Parliament appointed him Lieutenant- General of the  Easter Association, making him second-in-command to Manchester. The following  month, Cromwell was appointed a member of the newly formed parliamentary  Committee of Both Kingdoms. This appointment was a way of recognizing Cromwell for  his proven leadership in the Civil War. In July two, 1644, Cromwell's cavalry troops were largely responsible for the  Parliamentary army's first great victory at the battle of Marston Moor. Cromwell's  leadership was a decisive factor in the victory, and his reputation as a leader began to  spread beyond the military and parliamentary circles and into the popular imagination.  Newspapers in London hailed him as the divinely appointed savior of England. By the 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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