Editors. "English Parliament meets". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The English Parliament meets, in the wake of the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, about which there had been much debate prior to Queen Elizabeth's eventual decision to sign the death warrant on 1st February.