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  • They who were looked upon as servants to the king being then called ` Cavaliers,' and the other of the rabble contemned and despised under the name of ` Roundheads.'" Baxter ascribes the origin of the term to a remark made by Queen Henrietta Maria at the trial of Strafford; referring to Pym, she asked who the roundheaded man was.
  • Davis, The Cavaliers and Roundheads of Barbados (1887); J.
  • Unlike the Roundheads, he wore his hair long.
  • During the Civil War, being garrisoned for the Roundheads, it was in 1644 captured by the Royalists, but in 1646 it fell into the hands of Fairfax.
  • The Doppers (" roundheads ") and other dissentient bodies have also separate synods.

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