SC History of Parliament

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Parliament comes from the French verb 'parler', meaning 'to _____'

Great

Norman kings sometimes gathered a large group of nobles in a _____ Council

Witan

The _____ was an advisory body for Anglo-Saxon kings

Lords

The upper house in the United Kingdom is called the House of _____

14th

Was the House of Commons established in the 13th, 14th, 15th or 16th century?

Burgesses

Representatives of the towns in Parliament were called _____

Knights

Representatives of the shires in Parliament were _____

Montfort

Simon de _____ is seen as one of the creators of the idea of a Parliament of lords and commoners

Writs

Orders for elections to take place to be held are known as: _____

Moots

County meetings in Anglo-Saxon England

Henry II

Which one was NOT deposed? Henry II, Edward II or Richard II

Wars

The main reasons kings had to raise money suddenly was for _____

1215

Year of Magna Carta

John

King who agreed to Magna Carta

Speaker

The Commons' spokesperson was known as a _____

County

Alternative name for shire

Consent

Over time the Parliament developed the right to ensure there was no taxation without its_____

Spiritual

Bishops and abbots in the House of Lords were known as the 'lords _____

Duke

Which is the highest rank? Baron, viscount, earl, marquess or duke?

VI

Weak king who ascended the throne in 1422: Henry __

1485

Year the Tudor dynasty began

Wales

Area of Britain that gained 12 representatives in 1536

Freemen

From 1429 only '_____' worth 40 shillings had the vote

Vote

In politics 'Franchise' refers to the right to _____

Gentry

Landed elite of England who dominated from the 15th century

Reform

In 1832 the Great _______ Act was passed

Borough

Name for a town with two representatives

Charter

The king could make a town a parliamentary borough through a royal _______

Franchise

Those with the vote, or _______, in a borough might be very many or very few

Quarter

By 1422 one-______ of burgesses did not live in the borought for which they were elected

Aristocrats

Group who until 1832 often placed their non-resident followers in parliamentary seats

Henry VIII

King responsible for Reformation Parliament

Pocket

Small boroughs were known as '_________ boroughs'

Divorce

Henry VIII's 'great matter' was obtaining a _______

Aragon

Henry VIII's first wife was Catherine of _______

Onicompetent

In the 1530s, Parliament became _______: that is, no area of government was outside its authority

Church

In Henry VIII's reign, Parliament passed many laws affecting the wealth and buildings formerly belonging to the _____

Statute

Official name for a law passed by Parliament

Parliament

Henry VIII: 'We be informed by our judges that we at no time stand so highly in our estate royal as in the time of _______'

16th

Century of most of Elizabeth I's rule: _____ century

Wentworth

MP arrested three times for speaking out about freedom of speech in the Commons

Servants

Throughout the 16th century, MPs saw themselves as the monarch's _______

Local

Parliament in the 16th and early 17th centuries was more a place for discussing _______ issues rather than great issues of politics and ideology

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