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John Pym (20 May 1584 – 8 December 1643) was an English politician, who helped establish the foundations of Parliamentary democracy. One of the Five Members whose attempted arrest in January 1642 sparked the First English Civil War, his use of procedure to outmanoeuvre opponents was unusual for the period and he was respected by contemporaries rather than admired. In 1895, the political historian Goldwin Smith described him as "the greatest member of Parliament that ever lived".

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Uniform title: Speech in Parliament wherein is expressed his zeal and reall affection to the publike good
by Pym, John, 1584-1643
London : printed for Andrew Coe and Marmaduke Boat, 1641 [i.e. 1642]
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Uniform title: Speech to the Lords in Parliament sitting in Westminster Hall the twelfth of April 1641
by Pym, John, 1584-1643
[London? : s.n.], 1641
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