Fifth Parliament of William III has a Tory majority (52 words)

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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.

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Editors. "Fifth Parliament of William III has a Tory majority". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16992, accessed 26 July 2017.]

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