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Simon de Montfort's Parliament of 1265

Simon de Montfort's Parliament of 1265

Event  From 20/1/1265  To /3/1265

Simon de Montfort, having seized power from King Henry III, called a Parliament with a wider representation catchment than the usual knights and barons; he summoned representatives of cities and boroughs. This was merely to widen his support but it was also the beginnings of what later became the House of Commons.

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Simon de Montfort's Parliament of 1265

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Westminster Hall - Simon de Montfort

Queen Elizabeth II here replied to addresses presented by both Houses of Parl...

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