Pride, Sir Thomas
- (¿Somerset?, Inglaterra–23 oct. 1658, Worcester House, Surrey).Militar inglés. Se unió al ejército parlamentario en las guerras civiles inglesas, comandó un regimiento en la batalla de Naseby (1645), luego sirvió con Oliver Cromwell y ayudó a derrotar a los invasores escoceses en Preston (1648). Cuando el ejército, dominado por los independientes, ocupó Londres ese mismo año, Pride arrestó o expulsó a cerca de 140 presbiterianos que eran miembros de la Cámara de los Comunes ("purga de Pride). Fue miembro de la comisión que juzgó al rey Carlos I.
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