Francis Rous or Rouse, circa 1581 to 1659, was an English politician and Puritan religious author, who was Provost of Eton from 1644 to 1659, and briefly Speaker of the House of Commons in 1653. Stepbrother of Parliamentary leader John Pym, he joined him in opposing Arminianism in the Church of England, and played a leading role in the impeachment of Archbishop Laud. When the First English Civil War began in 1642, he supported the 1643 Solemn League and Covenant, and was appointed to the Westminster Assembly.

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  • Francis Rous or Rouse, circa 1581 to 1659, was an English politician and Puritan religious author, who was Provost of Eton from 1644 to 1659, and briefly Speaker of the House of Commons in 1653. Stepbrother of Parliamentary leader John Pym, he joined him in opposing Arminianism in the Church of England, and played a leading role in the impeachment of Archbishop Laud. When the First English Civil War began in 1642, he supported the 1643 Solemn League and Covenant, and was appointed to the Westminster Assembly. Under the Protectorate, he moved away from his Presbyterian colleagues, becoming closer to the religious Independents, and Oliver Cromwell. He died in January 1659, and was buried in Eton College Chapel. (en)
  • Francis Rous, né vers 1581 à Dittisham dans le Devon et mort le 7 janvier 1659 à Acton, est un théologien puritain et homme politique anglais. Il préside le « Parlement décharné », le semblant de parlement durant la dictature militaire d'Oliver Cromwell. (fr)
  • Francis Rouse (eller Rous), född 1579 i i Cornwall, död 1658, var en engelsk jurist, puritan och psalmförfattare. (sv)
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  • Francis Rous, né vers 1581 à Dittisham dans le Devon et mort le 7 janvier 1659 à Acton, est un théologien puritain et homme politique anglais. Il préside le « Parlement décharné », le semblant de parlement durant la dictature militaire d'Oliver Cromwell. (fr)
  • Francis Rouse (eller Rous), född 1579 i i Cornwall, död 1658, var en engelsk jurist, puritan och psalmförfattare. (sv)
  • Francis Rous or Rouse, circa 1581 to 1659, was an English politician and Puritan religious author, who was Provost of Eton from 1644 to 1659, and briefly Speaker of the House of Commons in 1653. Stepbrother of Parliamentary leader John Pym, he joined him in opposing Arminianism in the Church of England, and played a leading role in the impeachment of Archbishop Laud. When the First English Civil War began in 1642, he supported the 1643 Solemn League and Covenant, and was appointed to the Westminster Assembly. (en)
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