Eighth and last session of the 'Reformation Parliament' (55 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The English Parliament meets, in the eighth and last session of what becomes known as the 'Reformation Parliament', sitting until 14th April. This is the last occasion on which mitred abbots sit in the House of Lords, because of the Acts of this Parliamentary session was to abolish these postholders' rights to seats in Parliament.

Citation:
Editors. "Eighth and last session of the 'Reformation Parliament'". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14553, accessed 10 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion