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May 29, 1660

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1660 Charles II was restored to the English Throne after the Puritan Commonwealth was overthrown by the people of England. Oliver Cromwell took over England in 1649 and instituted a very religious, dour government … Continue reading

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May 29, 1660

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1660 Charles II was restored to the English throne after the short lived Puritan Commonwealth. The people of England decided that a life of Puritan values as the law of the land was a … Continue reading

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November 19, 1620

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1620, the Pilgrims sighted Cape Cod and dropped to their knees in prayer and thanksgiving, as the voyage had been long and physically sickening, with much discomfort with sea sickness and the poor selection … Continue reading

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