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establish a condition resembling a historical protectorship.
Oliver Cromwell's Protectorship in the 1650s clamped down on Christmas festivities altogether.
The attorney general acts under the parens patriae power, which has its rooks in the "ancient powers of guardianship over persons under disability and of protectorship of the public interest.
In 2 Henry VI, this concern for aptitude widens to include others: Suffolk and others question Gloucester's handling of office during his protectorship (3.