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SC History of Parliament
Parliament comes from the French verb 'parler', meaning 'to _____'
Norman kings sometimes gathered a large group of nobles in a _____ Council
The _____ was an advisory body for Anglo-Saxon kings
The upper house in the United Kingdom is called the House of _____
Was the House of Commons established in the 13th, 14th, 15th or 16th century?
Representatives of the towns in Parliament were called _____
Representatives of the shires in Parliament were _____
Simon de _____ is seen as one of the creators of the idea of a Parliament of lords and commoners
Orders for elections to take place to be held are known as: _____
County meetings in Anglo-Saxon England
Which one was NOT deposed? Henry II, Edward II or Richard II
The main reasons kings had to raise money suddenly was for _____
Year of Magna Carta
King who agreed to Magna Carta
The Commons' spokesperson was known as a _____
Alternative name for shire
Over time the Parliament developed the right to ensure there was no taxation without its_____
Bishops and abbots in the House of Lords were known as the 'lords _____
Which is the highest rank? Baron, viscount, earl, marquess or duke?
Weak king who ascended the throne in 1422: Henry __
Year the Tudor dynasty began
Area of Britain that gained 12 representatives in 1536
From 1429 only '_____' worth 40 shillings had the vote
In politics 'Franchise' refers to the right to _____
Landed elite of England who dominated from the 15th century
In 1832 the Great _______ Act was passed
Name for a town with two representatives
The king could make a town a parliamentary borough through a royal _______
Those with the vote, or _______, in a borough might be very many or very few
By 1422 one-______ of burgesses did not live in the borought for which they were elected
Group who until 1832 often placed their non-resident followers in parliamentary seats
King responsible for Reformation Parliament
Small boroughs were known as '_________ boroughs'
Henry VIII's 'great matter' was obtaining a _______
Henry VIII's first wife was Catherine of _______
In the 1530s, Parliament became _______: that is, no area of government was outside its authority
In Henry VIII's reign, Parliament passed many laws affecting the wealth and buildings formerly belonging to the _____
Official name for a law passed by 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 _______'
Century of most of Elizabeth I's rule: _____ century
MP arrested three times for speaking out about freedom of speech in the Commons
Throughout the 16th century, MPs saw themselves as the monarch's _______
Parliament in the 16th and early 17th centuries was more a place for discussing _______ issues rather than great issues of politics and ideology