Editors. "City charters are remodelled in favour of the King". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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City charters are remodelled in favour of the King (33 words)
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.16748 City charters are remodelled in favour of the King 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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