Parliament issued Nineteen Propositions: it was hoped these would lead to reconciliation with the King. They were designed to establish the supremacy of Parliament and give it authority over the church, the court and the army.
Editors. "English Parliament's Nineteen Propositions". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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