Long Parliament, 1640-1641
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Long Parliament, 1640-1641 a biographical study of its members. by Mary Frear Keeler

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Great Britain. -- Parliament, 1640-1641,
  • Great Britain -- Biography

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SeriesMemoirs of the American Philosophical Society -- v. 36
LC ClassificationsJN503 K36
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 410 p.
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14714966M

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Long Parliament, the English Parliament summoned in November by King Charles I; it has been so named to distinguish it from the Short Parliament of April–May The duration of the Long Parliament has been held to have extended either until April , when its remaining members were forcibly ejected by. Long Parliament- () took a series of steps that placed severe limitations on royal authority. These included the abolition of arbitrary courts; the abolition of taxes that the king had collected w/o Parliamentary consent, such as ship money; and the passage of the Triennial Act, which specified that Parliament must meet at least once every three years. The Long Parliament was an English Parliament which lasted from until It followed the fiasco of the Short Parliament which had convened for only three weeks during the spring of , and which in turn had followed an year parliamentary absence. In response to the Militia Ordinance the King issued the Commissions of Array which was an ancient legal device to call up troops. for the Crown. They were of dubious legal standing even to some royalists. They, along with the Militia Ordinance, provided the first test of loyalty.

The Long Parliament When the Long Parliament first met in November its Members, in both houses, were almost unanimous in their condemnation of the non-parliamentary . The Rump's stormy relationship with the Army, and the Army's own disintegration at the end of paved the way for General Monck to occupy London, to restore the 'secluded' Members of the Long Parliament and to oversee free elections to the Convention Parliament in , which, in May that year, responded to an approach from King Charles II. Get this from a library! The Long Parliament, ; a biographical study of its members.. [Mary Frear Keeler] -- A-Z arrangement of biographies; lengthy articles with graphics; index by tribe; chronology of Indians. The Short Parliament was dissolved only three weeks after it had first assembled. It was named in contrast to the succeeding Long Parliament called later in At the same time as Parliament, the Convocation of the Church of England met in London with authority from the King to make new canons to legitimise Laud's ecclesiastical reforms.