Editors. "William III is forced to dismiss Somers as Lord Chancellor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16978, accessed 25 January 2015.]
William III is forced to dismiss Somers from his post as Lord Chancellor, in order to placate the House of Commons over the Act of Resumption of Irish grants (which had been brought in as a bill on 15th December 1699).
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.