Editors. "William III is forced to dismiss Somers as Lord Chancellor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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William III is forced to dismiss Somers as Lord Chancellor (40 words)
Historical Context Note
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).16978 William III is forced to dismiss Somers as Lord Chancellor 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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