The English Parliament is prorogued (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Queen Elizabeth I, frustrated at her Parliament's attempts to persuade her to marry, prorogues Parliament until 1566. Legislation that has been passed in this session includes the Statute of Apprentices.

Citation:
Editors. "The English Parliament is prorogued". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15018, accessed 10 December 2016.]