The constitution thus promised was duly drafted, and was signed on the 30th of November.
At last they drafted, on the 27th of September, an ultimatum to the British government.
It was based on a short confession drafted by Calvin in 1557, and may still be regarded, though once or twice revised, as the confession of the French Protestant Church.
Men who, otherwise suitable, have some slight infirmity are drafted into the non-combatant branches.
It was only when five years had passed since the death of the king without any "settlement of the nation" being arrived at, that Cromwell at last accepted a constitution drafted by his military officers, and attempted to impose it on the parliament.