City charters are remodelled in favour of the King

(33 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

Charles II's government begins to remodel the city charters of London and 65 others cities currently under Whig control. The revised charters give the King powers to veto the election of officers including MPs.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Citation:
Editors. "City charters are remodelled in favour of the King". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16748, accessed 23 July 2014.]