Editors. "Fifth Parliament of William III has a Tory majority". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Fifth Parliament of William III has a Tory majority (52 words)
Historical Context Note
William III's fifth Parliament meets with a Tory majority, and Robert Harley as Speaker. The Tories impeach Lords Somers, Orford, Portland, and Halifax, leading Whigs, for their part in signing Partition Treaties, but they are subsequently discharged due to support by Lords and due to the increasing gravity of the European situation.16992 Fifth Parliament of William III has a Tory majority 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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