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  Long Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parliament was also responsible for the impeachment and subsequent execution of the king's advisers, Archbishop William Laud and Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford.
The Speaker of the House during the Long Parliament was William Lenthall.
The Long Parliament was preceded by the Short Parliament, was purged by Pride to become the Rump Parliament was restored by Monck and succeded by the Convention Parliament.
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 Rump Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rump Parliament was the remnant of the Long Parliament, following Pride's Purge on 6 December 1648.
The Long Parliament was recreated from the Rump on 21 February 1660 when General George Monck reinstated the members 'secluded' by Pride.
The Speaker throughout the Rump Parliament's existence was the Speaker of the Long Parliament, William Lenthall.
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 Parliament of the United Kingdom - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The British Parliament is often called the "Mother of Parliaments," as the legislative bodies of many nations—most notably, those of the members of the Commonwealth—are modeled on it.
Thus, each Parliament is separately numbered, the present Parliament being the Fifty-Third Parliament of the United Kingdom (that is to say, the fifty-third Parliament summoned since the formation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801).
Parliament controls the executive by passing or rejecting its Bills and by forcing Ministers of the Crown to answer for their actions, either at "Question Time" or during meetings of the parliamentary committees.
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 LONG - Definition
Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc.
Note: Long is used as a prefix in a large number of compound adjectives which are mostly of obvious meaning; as, long-armed, long-beaked, long-haired, long-horned, long-necked, long-sleeved, long-tailed, long- worded, etc.
The longest dimension; the greatest extent; -- in the phrase, the long and the short of it, that is, the sum and substance of it.
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 LONG PARLIAMENT FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parliament was also responsible for the impeachment and subsequent execution of the king's advisers, Archbishop William_Laud and Thomas_Wentworth,_Earl_of_Strafford.
The Speaker of the House during the Long Parliament was William_Lenthall.
The Long Parliament was preceded by the Short_Parliament, was purged by Pride to become the Rump_Parliament was restored by Monck and succeded by the Convention_Parliament.
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 Sources of English Constitutional History: Chapter 96
An ordinance of parliament for the safety and defence of the kingdom of England and dominion of Wales.
That such members of either house of parliament as have, during this present parliament, been put out of any place and office may either be restored to that place and office or otherwise have satisfaction for the same, upon the petition of that house whereof he or they are members.
The latter document was a long enumeration of parliamentary grievances alleging in particular a "malignant and pernicious design of subverting the fundamental laws and principles of government" on the part of papists, certain members of the clergy, and unscrupulous courtiers.
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 Information on Long Parliament
Having a length of the specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc. [1913 Webster] 6.
Long purple (Bot.), a plant with purple flowers, supposed to be the Orchis mascula.
Long wall (Coal Mining), a working in which the whole seam is removed and the roof allowed to fall in, as the work progresses, except where passages are needed.
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 Encyclopedia: Long-Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Pym (1583 - December 8, 1643) was an English parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and a prominent critic of James I and then Charles I. Pym was born in Brymore, Somerset, into minor nobility.
The Triennial Act, of 1641, was a piece of legislation passed by the English Long Parliament, during the reign of King Charles I. The act requires that the Parliament meet for at least a fifty-day session once every three years.
The Oxford Parliament assembled for the first time 22 January 1644 and adjourned for the last time on 10 March 1645 King Charles I was advised by Edward Hyde and others not to dissolve the Long Parliament as this would violate the statute of 1641 which says that Parliament cannot...
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 Long Parliament -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parliament was also responsible for the impeachment and subsequent execution of the king's advisers, (A bishop of highest rank) Archbishop (Click link for more info and facts about William Laud) William Laud and (Click link for more info and facts about Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford) Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford.
Without its royalist members, the Long Parliament continued to sit during the (A war between factions in the same country) Civil War and beyond because under a Dissolution Act passed in 1641 the monarch could not dissolve Parliament without Parliament's consent in the form of a new act of parliament.
In the wake of the ejections, the remnant, the Rump Parliament, arranged for the trial and execution of Charles I. It was also responsible for the setting up of the (Click link for more info and facts about Commonwealth of England) Commonwealth of England in 1649.
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 Long Parliament - Wikipedia
Long Parliament is de benaming voor het Engels parlement dat werd samengeroepen in 1640.
Karel I had het parlement oorspronkelijk in 1629 ontbonden om zo zijn persoonlijk bewind te kunnen voeren, maar door geldgebrek moest hij het parlement opnieuw bijeenroepen om een belasting te laten goedkeuren.
De benaming 'Long Parliament' verwijst naar de relatief lange zittingsduur, tijdens vrijwel de gehele Engelse Burgeroorlog (tot 1660).
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 Rump Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Long Parliament was recreated from the Rump on 7 May 1659 when General George Monck reinstated the members 'secluded' by Pride.
After disagreements with the Army the Rump Parliament was physically prevented from assembling by the Army on 12 October.
He entered London after meeting little opposition and he allowed the Presbyterian members, 'secluded' in Pride's Purge of 1648, to re-enter parliament when the Rump Parliament reassembled on 24 December 1659 which recreated the Long Parliament.
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 Long Parliament, 3 November 1640-1660
Parliament called by Charles I in the aftermath of defeat in the Second Bishop's War, and which remained in existence through the Civil War and the Commonwealth.
For much of the rest of the year, the religious issue split Parliament, but the deadlock was broken by events in Scotland, where there was a brief threat of a Royalist revival and Ireland, where a rebellion broke out after years of mismanagement.
The remaining Rump Parliament established the Commonwealth, and convicted Charles I. Even the Rump was eventually dismissed by Cromwell (1653), who ruled without it for the rest of his life.
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 The Long Parliament
During the early 1640s, Parliament's opposition to the King was spearheaded by John Pym, but criticism focused upon his advisors rather than the King himself.
The reforms carried out by the Long Parliament eventually formed the basis of the Restoration Settlement and were important steps towards the constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy of modern Britain.
Army leaders grew impatient with Parliament's slow implementation of radical policies, however, and the Rump was expelled in April 1653, to be replaced by the short-lived Nominated Assembly and the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell.
www.british-civil-wars.co.uk /glossary/long-parliament.htm   (612 words)

  
 Dar Al Hayat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The European Parliament, long derided as a gravy train, flexed its growing political muscle on Wednesday by forcing the EU Commission president-elect to withdraw his team, to the undisguised glee of members.
Parliament already has many important powers, especially in approving the expenditure of much of the EU's annual budget of some 110 billion euros ($140 billion) and approving legislation on energy, the environment, transport and financial regulation.
Parliament has sought to assert an effective right of veto over individual nominees by holding U.S.-style confirmation hearings followed by committee votes on each candidate.
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 §5. The Long Parliament and Education. XV. Education. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
But, though drastic reforms or innovations in the universities were undoubtedly contemplated by responsible men during the commonwealth, it would be unjust to represent their authors as hostile to learning or to public education.
Throughout its history, the Long parliament gave occasional attention to the latter; through Hartlib, some of its members invited Comenius to London, where he stayed during the months preceding the civil war.
The Long parliament initiated the parliamentary subvention for education, voting an annual grant of £20,000 for the stipends of ministers and schoolmasters, and reserving £2000 of it for the better emolument of heads of colleges in the universities.
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 Livid's Lividict - Long Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc. 6.
Note: Long is used as a prefix in a large number of compound adjectives which are mostly of obvious meaning; as, long-armed, long-beaked, long-haired, long-horned, long-necked, long-sleeved, long-tailed, long- worded, etc. {In the long run}, in the whole course of things taken together; in the ultimate result; eventually.
{Parliament heel}, the inclination of a ship when made to careen by shifting her cargo or ballast.
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 England's Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles I became King of England as the next in a long line of rulers who took for granted the absolute power of the king to make and administer laws, to rule without Parliament and to override laws enacted by Parliament.
In Charles' first Parliament of 1625, there were 100 lords in the Upper House and 500 men, three-quarters of whom were Puritans, in the Commons.
Parliament was determined to control finances, the king equally determined that he could raise money on his own power, outside of Parliament.
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 The Long Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Parliament was determined, first to punish the King's councillors and, secondly, to make absolute government by the monarch impossible.
Military intervention was necessary but to raise armies and appoint commanders was the King's privilege and Parliament dared not trust the King with an army.
There followed an interchange of manifestos ending with the Nineteen Propositions in which the Parliament claimed, amongst other things, that its official approval should be necessary for the appointment of privy councillors, ministers of state and chiefs of the courts of common law.
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 English civil war -> The Long Parliament on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The disasters of the second Scottish war compelled a virtual surrender by the king to the opposition, and the Long Parliament was summoned (Nov., 1640).
In June, 1642, Parliament sent to the king a statement reiterating the demands of the Grand Remonstrance, but since the proposals amounted to a complete surrender of sovereignty by the crown to Parliament, the king did not even consider them as a basis for discussion.
Parliament organized its own army and appointed Robert Devereux, 3d earl of Essex, to head it.
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 Long Parliament Preparation and Deadlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Learn as much as you can about your character and about the events in Britain and Parliament 1625-1640; you should start to do this by answering the questions on the four worksheets located at the Long Parliament web site (get there from the social studies links section on my page on SchoolNet).
Long Parliament will open on Friday, April 8 and will be in session for the next week.
All members of Parliament should be prepared to give their speech on Friday, April 8, as they won't know ahead of time when they will be called to speak.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Long Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Long Parliament, English Parliament that sat intermittently for 20 years (1640-1660).
After Charles I, king of England, was executed in 1649, the Rump Parliament prevented Oliver Cromwell from convening an interim council to...
In November 1641 English parliamentary leader John Pym, backed chiefly by members of the House of Commons, gained parliamentary approval for the...
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 CHAPTER IX
CHAPTER IX Long Parliament ~ Death of Strafford and Laud ~ Oliver Cromwell ~ Death of Charles I. ~ Long Parliament Dispersed ~ Charles II.
When Parliament halted and hesitated at the last about the trial of the King, it was the iron hand of Cromwell which strangled opposition, by placing a body of troops at the door, and excluding 140 doubtful members.
When the remnant of the House of Commons calling itself a Parliament was not alert enough in its obedience, Cromwell marched into the Hall with a company of musketeers, and calling them names neither choice nor flattering, ordered them to "get out," then locked the door, and put the key into his pocket.
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 The Rump Parliament
The "Rump" Parliament was the name derisively given to the Long Parliament after Pride's Purge (December 1648).
This sometimes led to problems of coordination and communication, made worse because the boundaries between Parliament and the Council of State were not clearly defined.
The restored Long Parliament voted to dissolve itself on 16 March 1660 and call new elections.
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 Long Parliament --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The duration of the Long Parliament has been held to have extended either until April 1653, when its remaining members were forcibly ejected by the Cromwellian army, or until March 1660, when its members, finally restored, passed…
The duration of the Long Parliament has been held to have extended either until April 1653, when its remaining members were forcibly ejected by the Cromwellian army, or until March 1660, when its members,...
(April 13–May 5, 1640), parliament summoned by Charles I of England, the first to be summoned for 11 years, since 1629, and the prelude to the Long Parliament.
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