City charters are remodelled in favour of the King (33 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "City charters are remodelled in favour of the King". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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