English Parliament meets to vote money for an expedition to La Rochelle (54 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In England, Charles I's third Parliament meets, sitting until March of the following year. It has been summoned by the King to vote funds for a second military expedition to aid the Huguenots at La Rochelle. This Parliament sees Oliver Cromwell enters the House of Commons for the first time, as MP for Huntingdon.

Citation:
Editors. "English Parliament meets to vote money for an expedition to La Rochelle". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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