Fairfax of Cameron, Thomas, 3rd Baron

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Fairfax of Cameron, Thomas, 3rd Baron (1612–71) Parliamentary commander in the English Civil War. He succeeded Essex as commander-in-chief (1645), but in 1650 he refused to march against the Scots, and was replaced by Oliver Cromwell. He later headed the commission to the Hague to arrange the Restoration of Charles II (1660).

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