English Parliament meets at Westminster (until 22 Dec). The
legislation it passed includes a new treason law, which cleared up
residual uncertainty. This followed Henry VII's decision to
backdate the start of his reign to the day before the Battle of
Bosworth, enabling him to prosecute for treason all those men who
fought against him there. The new law declared that actions which
serve a de facto king could not subsequently be interpreted as
treasonable. In the same session, Parliament also passed an Act
against vagabonds and beggars.
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Editors. "English Parliament meets at Westminster". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13949, accessed 24 August 2017.]