Editors. "Parliament is held at Oxford due to plague in Westminster". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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As a result of the plague raging in Westminster, the fifth session of Charles II's Cavalier Parliament is held at a geographical remove in Oxford.
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