Parliament organises Wales into 12 counties (42 words)

Historical Context Note

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The English Parliament meets, sitting until 12th May. It permits Henry VIII to avoid repaying a forced loan he had raised the previous year. It also organises the administration of Wales into 12 counties, and establishes a Council for Wales and the Marches.

Editors. "Parliament organises Wales into 12 counties". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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