The English Parliament is dissolved. It has voted to levy further
taxation for the war against Spain, and passed an Act to punish
vagabonds and establish workhouses, which was to last until the
Poor Law of 1834. Parliament extracts a promise from Queen
Elizabeth that she will reform the system of monopolies.
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Editors. "English Parliament is dissolved". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15531, accessed 16 August 2017.]