Parliament abolishes the Monarchy

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Historical Context Note

After the execution of King Charles I in January, the English Parliament now officially abolishes the institution of the monarchy and the House of Lords, reducing the legislature from a bicameral to a unicameral system. 

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Citation:
Editors. "Parliament abolishes the Monarchy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2374, accessed 17 September 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. English Civil War