Convention Parliament is summoned to meet

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Historical Context Note

A Convention Parliament is summoned to meet. It is so called because its meeting, not summoned by any monarch, was in contravention of the constitution of England, but it acted to establish important details of that constitution.
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Editors. "Convention Parliament is summoned to meet". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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