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Encyclopedia > List of Parliaments of England

List of Parliaments of England is a list of the sittings of the Parliament of England, from the reign of Edward IV to 1707 with some earlier named parliaments. For later parliaments, see the List of Parliaments of Great Britain. For the history of the English Parliament, see Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Parliament of England can trace its roots back to the early medieval period. ... Edward IV (April 28, 1442 – April 9, 1483) was King of England from March 4, 1461 to April 9, 1483, with a break of a few months in the period 1470–1471. ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal April 25 - Allied army is defeated by Bourbonic army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession. ... This is a listing of sessions of the Parliament of Great Britain, tabulated with the elections to the House of Commons for each session, and the list of members of the House. ... The Houses of Parliament, seen over Westminster Bridge The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ...

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Parliaments before 1461

Name Opened Dismissed Speaker Monarch Comments
Parliament of Merton 1236 unknown Henry III
Oxford Parliament 1258 Peter de Montfort¹ Henry III
De Montfort's Parliament 1265 unknown Henry III First time that Members
of Parliament elected
Model Parliament November 1295 unknown Edward I
Good Parliament 28 April 1376 10 July 1376 Sir Peter de la Mare¹ Edward III
Bad Parliament 1377 Sir Thomas Hungerford Edward III
Wonderful Parliament November 1386 unknown Richard II
Merciless Parliament February 1388 unknown Richard II
Fire and Faggot Parliament 1414 Walter Hungerford Henry V held in Leicester
Unnamed 21 October 1415 unknown Henry V held in Westminster
Unnamed 30 April 1425 unknown Henry VI held in Westminster
Parliament of Bats 1426 Richard Vernon Henry VI held in Leicester
Parliament of Devils 20 November 1459 Thomas Tresham Henry VI
¹ The presiding officer of the House was initially known as the "Prolocutor".

Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... // Events May 6 - Roger of Wendover, Benedictine monk and chronicler of St Albanss Abbey dies. ... Henry III (1 October 1207 – 16 November 1272) is one of the least-known British monarchs, considering the great length of his reign. ... The Oxford Parliament (1258), also known as the Mad Parliament and the First English Parliament, assembled during the reign of Henry III of England. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Peter de Montfort (died 1265) is said to have presided over a meeting of the British House of Commons at a Parliament held in Oxford in 1258 (dubbed by the supporters of Henry III as the Mad Parliament). He is the earliest person recorded as the presiding officer of the... Henry III (1 October 1207 – 16 November 1272) is one of the least-known British monarchs, considering the great length of his reign. ... The English parliament of 1265 was instigated by Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester without royal approval. ... For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Henry III (1 October 1207 – 16 November 1272) is one of the least-known British monarchs, considering the great length of his reign. ... An election is a decision making process whereby people vote for preferred political candidates or parties to act as representatives in government. ... The Model Parliament is the term used for the 1295 parliament of King Edward I. This assembly included members of the clergy and the aristocracy, as well as representatives from the various counties and boroughs. ... Events Mongol leader Ghazan Khan is converted to Islam, ending a line of Tantric Buddhist leaders. ... Edward I (June 17, 1239–July 7, 1307), popularly known as Longshanks because of his 6 foot 2 inch (1. ... The Good Parliament is the name traditionally given to the English Parliament of 1376. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... // Events March – The treaty between England and France is extended until April of 1377. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... // Events March – The treaty between England and France is extended until April of 1377. ... Sir Peter de la Mare, (died c. ... Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was one of the most successful English kings of medieval times. ... Events January 17 – Gregory XI enters Rome. ... Sir Thomas Hungeford (cir. ... Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was one of the most successful English kings of medieval times. ... The term Wonderful Parliament refers to an English Parliamentary session of November 1386 which pressed for reforms of Richard IIs administration. ... Events Battle of Sempach: Swiss safeguard independence from Habsburg rule End of reign of Poland by Capet-Anjou family. ... Richard II (January 6, 1367 – February 14, 1400) was the son of Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, and Joan The Fair Maid of Kent. He was born at Bordeaux and became his fathers heir when his elder brother died in infancy. ... The term Merciless Parliament refers to the English parliamentary session of February 1388, at which Richard IIs entire court was convicted of treason. ... Events Beginning of prosecution of Lollards in England The Battle of Otterburn between England and Scotland A Chinese army under Xu Da sacks Karakorum Births September 14 - Claudius Claussön Swart, Danish geographer September 29 - Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (d. ... Richard II (January 6, 1367 – February 14, 1400) was the son of Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, and Joan The Fair Maid of Kent. He was born at Bordeaux and became his fathers heir when his elder brother died in infancy. ... The Fire and Faggot Parliament was an English Parliament held in 1414 during the reign of Henry V. It was held in Grey Friars Priory in Leicester, and the Speaker was Walter Hungerford. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford Sir Walter Hungerford was the son and heir of Sir Edward Hungerford. ... Henry V, (August 9 or September 16, 1387 – August 31, 1422), King of England (1413-1422), son of Henry IV by Mary de Bohun, was born at Monmouth, Wales, in August or September 1386 or 1387. ... Leicester city centre, looking towards clock tower Leicester (pronounced ) is the largest city in the English East Midlands. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... Henry V, (August 9 or September 16, 1387 – August 31, 1422), King of England (1413-1422), son of Henry IV by Mary de Bohun, was born at Monmouth, Wales, in August or September 1386 or 1387. ... Westminster is a district within the City of Westminster in London. ... Events Foundation of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Births John II, Duke of Lorraine (died 1470) Edmund Sutton, English nobleman (died 1483) Deaths January 18 - Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (born 1391) March 17 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (born 1407) May 24 - Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of... Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21/22, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471. ... Westminster is a district within the City of Westminster in London. ... The Parliament of Bats was a Parliament of England that was held in 1426 in Leicester. ... Events March 6 - Battle of St. ... Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21/22, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471. ... Leicester city centre, looking towards clock tower Leicester (pronounced ) is the largest city in the English East Midlands. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events September 23 - Battle of Blore Heath. ... Sir Thomas Tresham, was Speaker of the House of Commons in 1459. ... Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21/22, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471. ...

Parliaments of Edward IV

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 4 November 1461 6 May 1462 James Strangeways ?
2 29 April 1463 28 March 1465 John Say ?
3 3 June 1467 7 June 1468 John Say ?
4 6 October 1472 14 March 1475 William Alington ?
5 16 January 1478 26 February 1478 William Alington 1
6 20 January 1483 18 February 1483 John Wood 1

Edward IV (April 28, 1442 – April 9, 1483) was King of England from March 4, 1461 to April 9, 1483, with a break of a few months in the period 1470–1471. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Events Settlers from Portugal begin to settle the Cape Verde islands. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Events January 5 - Poet Francois Villon is banned from Paris Births January 17 - Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (died 1525) February 24 - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (died 1494) October 20 - Alessandro Achillini, Italian philosopher (died 1512) Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de Medici, Italian patron of the arts (died 1503... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ... Sir John Say, Kt. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Events October 29 - Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege Beginning of the Sengoku Period in Japan. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Events Baeda Maryam succeeds his father Zara Yaqob as Emperor of Ethiopia Battle of Rigómező Births February 29 - Pope Paul III (died 1549) Juan del Encina, Spanish poet, dramatist and composer Charles I of Savoy John, Elector of Saxony (died 1532) Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Franciscan prelate and... Sir John Say, Kt. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... Events February 20 - The Orkneys and Shetlands are annexed to the crown of Scotland Discovery of Newfoundland by Didrik Pining and João Vaz Corte-Real. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... Events August 29 - Treaty of Picquigny ends a brief war between France and England. ... Sir William Alington, Knt. ... Do not change January 16 it preserves the date correctly formatted and stops robots from delinking it. ... Events February 18 - George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events February 18 - George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London. ... Sir William Alington, Knt. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events The São Tomé settlement is founded. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events The São Tomé settlement is founded. ...

Parliaments of Richard III

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 23 January 1484 20 February 1484 William Catesby 1

Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was King of England from 1483 until his death and the last king from the House of York. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 25 - Peter Arbues, chief of the Spanish Inquisition, is assassinated when he is praying in the cathedral at Saragossa, Spain July 6 - Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of Congo River December 5 - Pope Innocent VIII gives the inquisition a mission to hunt heretics and... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 25 - Peter Arbues, chief of the Spanish Inquisition, is assassinated when he is praying in the cathedral at Saragossa, Spain July 6 - Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of Congo River December 5 - Pope Innocent VIII gives the inquisition a mission to hunt heretics and... Sir William Catesby (1450-1485) was a prominent member of the group that supported Richard III of England during his brief reign. ...

Parliaments of Henry VII

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 7 November 1485 4 March 1486 Thomas Lovell 1
2 9 November 1487 18 December 1487 John Mordaunt 1
3 13 January 1489 27 February 1490 Thomas fitzWilliam 1
4 17 October 1491 5 March 1492 Richard Empson 1
5 14 October 1495 22 December 1495 Robert Drury 1
6 16 January 1497 13 March 1497 Thomas Englefield 1
7 25 January 1504 1 April 1504 Edmund Dudley 1

Henry VII (January 28, 1457 – April 21, 1999), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485 – April 21, 1509), was the founder and first patriarch of the Tudor dynasty. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... // Events August 5-7 - First outbreak of sweating sickness in England begins August 22 - Battle of Bosworth Field is fought between the armies of King Richard III of England and rival claimant to the throne of England Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Events Tízoc, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan dies. ... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... Events Richard Fox becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Richard Fox becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Sir John Mordaunt was a politician of the Tudor period in England. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 14 - The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events December 6 - King Charles VIII marries Anne de Bretagne, thus incorporating Brittany into the kingdom of France. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... 1492 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Richard Empson (d. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1495 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1495 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Robert Drury, (died March 2, 1536), knight, (knighted by the King, after the battle of Blackheath, June 17, 1497) succeeded as Lord of the Manor of Hawstead, and with him began for the family a long connection with the courts of the Tudor sovereigns, and a succession of capable... Do not change January 16 it preserves the date correctly formatted and stops robots from delinking it. ... 1497 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... 1497 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Thomas Englefield was Speaker of the United Kingdoms House of Commons from 1496 to 1497 and again in 1509. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1504 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1504 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edmund Dudley (a. ...

Parliaments of Henry VIII

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
1 21 January 1510 23 February 1510 Thomas Englefield 1
2 4 February 1512 4 March 1514 Robert Sheffield 4
3 5 February 1515 22 December 1515 Thomas Neville 2
4 15 April 1523 13 August 1523 Thomas More 3
5 3 November 1529 15 April 1536 Thomas Audley, Humphrey Wingfield, Richard Rich 9 Reformation Parliament
6 8 June 1536 18 July 1536 Richard Rich 1
7 28 April 1539 24 July 1540 Nicholas Hare 3
8 16 January 1542 28 March 1544 Thomas Moyle 3
9 23 November 1545 31 January 1547 Thomas Moyle 2

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1510 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1510 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Thomas Englefield was Speaker of the United Kingdoms House of Commons from 1496 to 1497 and again in 1509. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1512 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1514 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Events April - Battle of Villalar - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Events April - Battle of Villalar - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain. ... For the Elizabethan play, see Sir Thomas More (play). ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden (c. ... Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich (1496/7 - June 12, 1567), was Lord Chancellor during the reign of King Edward VI of England. ... In 1529, the English Parliament began to debate the question of King Henry VIIIs annulment; this debate would haunt the English Parliament for seven years and so gave it the name, the Reformation Parliament. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich (1496/7 - June 12, 1567), was Lord Chancellor during the reign of King Edward VI of England. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Do not change January 16 it preserves the date correctly formatted and stops robots from delinking it. ... Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Battle of Kawagoe - between two branches of Uesugi families and the late Hojo clan in Japan. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ...

Parliaments of Edward VI

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 4 November 1547 15 April 1552 Sir John Baker 4
2 1 March 1553 31 March 1553 James Dyer 1
3 5 October 1553 5 December 1553 Sir John Pollard 1

Edward Tudor redirects here; for another (though unlikely) Edward Tudor, see a putative younger son of Henry VII of England, who, if existed, would be the uncle of this Edward Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England, King of France and King of Ireland from... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... John Baker was the first Chancellor of the Exchequer. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... There are several persons known by the name John Pollard: John Garland Pollard (1871 - 1937) was an American politician. ...

Parliaments of Mary I

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 2 April 1554 5 May 1554 Robert Brooke 1
2 12 November 1554 16 January 1555 Clement Higham 1
3 21 October 1555 9 December 1555 Sir John Pollard 1
4 20 January 1558 17 November 1558 William Cordell 2

Mary Tudor is the name of both Mary I of England and her fathers sister, Mary Tudor (queen consort of France). ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Events January 5 - Great fire in Eindhoven, Netherlands. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Events January 5 - Great fire in Eindhoven, Netherlands. ... Robert Brooke, son of Richard Brooke and Ann Hay Taliaferro, born 1761(?), died 27 February 1800, married in 1786, Mary Ritchie, widow of Thomas Hopper, daughter of Archibald Ritchie of Tappahanock, Virginia, and had issue: 1. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Events January 5 - Great fire in Eindhoven, Netherlands. ... Do not change January 16 it preserves the date correctly formatted and stops robots from delinking it. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... Sir Clement Higham, Knt. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... There are several persons known by the name John Pollard: John Garland Pollard (1871 - 1937) was an American politician. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ...

Parliaments of Elizabeth I

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 23 January 1559 8 May 1559 Thomas Gargrave 1
2 11 January 1563 2 January 1567 Thomas Williams 2
3 1 October 1566 1 October 1566 Richard Onslow 1
4 2 April 1571 29 May 1571 Christopher Wray 1
5 8 May 1572 19 April 1583 Robert Bell 2
6 18 January 1581 18 January 1581 John Popham 1
7 23 November 1584 14 September 1585 John Puckering 2
8 15 October 1586 23 March 1587 John Puckering 2
9 4 February 1589 29 March 1589 Thomas Snagge 1
10 19 February 1593 10 April 1593 Edward Coke 1
11 24 October 1597 9 February 1598 Christopher Yelverton 2
12 27 October 1601 19 December 1601 John Croke 1

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533–24 March 1603) was Queen of England, Queen of France (in name only), and Queen of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events February 1 - Sarsa Dengel succeeds his father Menas as Emperor of Ethiopia February 18 - The Duke of Guise is assassinated while besieging Orléans March - Peace of Amboise. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events The Duke of Alva arrives in the Netherlands with Spanish forces to suppress unrest there. ... His Eminence Thomas Stafford Cardinal Williams ONZ (born 20 March 1930 in Wellington) is a Cardinal and the Emeritus (retired) Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Events January 16 - Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... Sir John Popham (cir. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1584 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... 1585 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... 1586 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... 1587 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... Sir Edward Coke Sir Edward Coke (pronounced cook) (1 February 1552–3 September 1634), educated at Norwich School, was an early English colonial entrepreneur and jurist whose writings on the English common law were the definitive legal texts for some 300 years. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I. April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Events February 8 - Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, rebels against Elizabeth I of England - revolt is quickly crushed February 25 - Robert Devereux beheaded Jesuit Matteo Ricci arrives in China Bad harvest in Russia due to rainy summer Dutch troops drive Portuguese from Málaga Battle of Kinsale, Ireland Births... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events February 8 - Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, rebels against Elizabeth I of England - revolt is quickly crushed February 25 - Robert Devereux beheaded Jesuit Matteo Ricci arrives in China Bad harvest in Russia due to rainy summer Dutch troops drive Portuguese from Málaga Battle of Kinsale, Ireland Births...

Parliaments of James I

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
1 19 March 1604 9 February 1611 Edward Phelips 5
2 5 April 1614 7 June 1614 Randolph Crewe 1 Addled Parliament
3 16 January 1621 8 February 1622 Thomas Richardson 2
4 12 February 1624 27 March 1625 Thomas Crewe 1 Happy Parliament

James VI of Scotland/James I of England (Charles James Stuart) (June 19, 1566 – March 27, 1625) was King of England, King of Scotland and was the first to style himself King of Great Britain. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 – Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events June 23 - Henry Hudsons crew maroons him, his son and 7 others in a boat November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... The Addled Parliament was the second Parliament of the reign of James I of England, which sat in 1614. ... Do not change January 16 it preserves the date correctly formatted and stops robots from delinking it. ... Events February 9 - Gregory XV is elected pope. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Thomas Richardson can be any one of: Thomas Richardson - Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Tom Richardson - the cricketeer Thomas Richardson - professional wrestler known by his stage name of Tommy Wildfire Rich. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 24 - Alfonso Mendez, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in leap years). ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ...

Parliaments of Charles I

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
1 17 May 1625 12 August 1625 Thomas Crewe 2 Useless Parliament
2 6 February 1626 15 June 1626 Heneage Finch 1
3 17 March 1628 10 March 1629 John Finch 2
4 13 April 1640 5 May 1640 John Glanville 1 Short Parliament
5 3 November 1640 20 April 1653 William Lenthall, Henry Pelham 1 Long Parliament

Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... Heneage Finch can refer to different people; Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... Events March 4 - Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter. ... Sir John Finch, Baron Finch of Fordwich ( September 17, 1584 - November 27, 1660), generally known as Sir John Finch, English judge, a member of the old family of Finch. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... The Short Parliament (April-May, 1640) of King Charles I is so called because it lasted only three weeks. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... William Lenthall (1591 – September 3, 1662), was an English politician of the Civil War period, Speaker of the House of Commons. ... The Long Parliament is the name of the English Parliament called by Charles I, in 1640, following the Bishops Wars. ...

The Revolutionary Parliament and Parliaments of the Commonwealth

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
3 November 1640 20 April 1653 William Lenthall, Henry Pelham 1 Long Parliament
22 January 1644 8 October 1644 1 King's Oxford Parliament at Oxford
4 July 1653 12 December 1653 Francis Rous 1 Little Parliament or (Barebones Parliament)

Motto: PAX, QUÆRITUR, BELLO (English: Peace is obtained by war)1 Capital London Head of State none Parliament Rump Parliament (1649-53), Barebones Parliament (1653) The Commonwealth was the republican government which ruled first England and then the whole of Ireland, the colonies and other Crown possessions during the... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... William Lenthall (1591 – September 3, 1662), was an English politician of the Civil War period, Speaker of the House of Commons. ... The Long Parliament is the name of the English Parliament called by Charles I, in 1640, following the Bishops Wars. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events February to August - Explorer Abel Tasmans second expedition for the Dutch East India Company maps the north coast of Australia. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... // Events February to August - Explorer Abel Tasmans second expedition for the Dutch East India Company maps the north coast of Australia. ... The Oxford Parliament assembled for the first time 22 January 1644 and adjourned for the last time on 10 March 1645 King Charles I was advised by Edward Hyde and others not to dissolve the Long Parliament as this would violate the statute of 1641 which says that Parliament cannot... Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census). ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... Francis Rous (1579 - 1659) was a versifier of the Psalms, a Cornishman, and a prominent Puritan, took a leading part in Parliament, was Provost of Eton, and wrote several theological and devotional works. ... The Barebones Parliament, which is also known as the Nominated Assembly of Saints and the Little Parliament, came into being on July 4, 1653. ...

Parliaments of The Protectorate

These parliaments included representatives of Scotland and Ireland. The Protectorate in English history refers specifically to the English government of 1653 to 1659 under the direct control of Oliver Cromwell, who assumed the title of Lord Protector of the newly declared Commonwealth of England (later the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland) after the English Civil War. ...

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
3 September 1654 22 January 1655 William Lenthall 1 First Protectorate Parliament
17 September 1656 4 February 1658 Thomas Widdrington, Bulstrode Whitelocke 2 Second Protectorate Parliament
27 January 1659 22 April 1659 Chaloner Chute, Lislebone Long (Deputy), Thomas Bampfylde 1 Third Protectorate Parliament
7 May 1659 13 October 1659 William Lenthall 1 Rump Parliament (Restored)

In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... William Lenthall (1591 – September 3, 1662), was an English politician of the Civil War period, Speaker of the House of Commons. ... The First Protectorate Parliament was summoned by the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell under the terms of the Instrument of Government. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... // Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by... Bulstrode Whitelocke (August, 1605 - July 28, 1675), English lawyer and parliamentarian, eldest son of Sir James Whitelocke, was baptized on August 19 1605, and educated at Merchant Taylors School and at St Johns College, Oxford, where he matriculated on December 8, 1620. ... The Second Protectorate Parliament sat for two sessions from 17 September 1656 until 4 February 1658 with Thomas Widdrington as the Speaker of the House. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... // Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... The Third Protectorate Parliament sat for one session from 27 January until 22 April 1659 with Chaloner Chute and Thomas Bampfield as the Speakers of the House. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... // Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... // Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... William Lenthall (1591 – September 3, 1662), was an English politician of the Civil War period, Speaker of the House of Commons. ... The Rump Parliament was the remnant of the Long Parliament, following Prides Purge on 6 December 1648. ...

Parliaments of the Commonwealth

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
26 December 1659 William Lenthall, William Say (Deputy) 1 Rump Parliament
21 February 1660 Pride's Purge reversed 16 March 1660 William Lenthall 1 Long Parliament
25 April 1660 29 December 1660 Harbottle Grimston 1 Convention Parliament

In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... // Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... William Lenthall (1591 – September 3, 1662), was an English politician of the Civil War period, Speaker of the House of Commons. ... William Say (1604–c. ... The Rump Parliament was the remnant of the Long Parliament, following Prides Purge on 6 December 1648. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Prides Purge was the occasion when troops under the command of Colonel Thomas Pride forcibly removed from the House of Commons all those who were not supporters of Oliver Cromwell. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... William Lenthall (1591 – September 3, 1662), was an English politician of the Civil War period, Speaker of the House of Commons. ... The Long Parliament is the name of the English Parliament called by Charles I, in 1640, following the Bishops Wars. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Sir Harbottle Grimston (January 27, 1603 - January 2, 1685), English politician, ond son of Sir Harbottle Grimston, Bart. ... The term Convention Parliament has been applied to three different English Parliaments, of 1399, 1660 and 1689. ...

Parliaments of Charles II

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
1 8 May 1661 24 January 1679 Edward Turnour, Job Charlton, Edward Seymour, Robert Sawyer 16 Cavalier Parliament
2 6 March 1679 12 July 1679 William Gregory 2 Habeas Corpus Parliament
3 21 October 1680 18 January 1681 William Williams 1 Exclusion Bill Parliament
4 21 March 1681 28 March 1681 William Williams 1 Oxford Parliament

Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was the King of England, King of Scots, and King of Ireland from 30 January 1649 (de jure) or 29 May 1660 (de facto) until his death. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... SIR EDWARD TURNOR (1617-1686), Speaker of the House of Commons Edward Turnor was son of Arthur Turnor, Little Parndon, Essex. ... This may refer to: Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, an English statesman of the Tudor era (16th century) Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Baronet, A 17th century English statesman who served as Treasurer of the Navy during the First Danby Ministry Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, British admiral active during the... Robert J. Sawyer (born April 29, 1960) is a Canadian science fiction writer, dubbed the dean of Canadian science fiction by The Ottawa Citizen newspaper in 1999. ... The Cavalier Parliament of Britain lasted from May 8, 1661 until January 24, 1679. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... William G. Gregory (b. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... William Williams has been the name of several notable individuals: Sir William Williams (1634-1700) was a lawyer, MP for Chester and later for Beaumaris, and the first Welshman to become Speaker of the House of Commons, a post which he held from 1680 to 1685. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... William Williams has been the name of several notable individuals: Sir William Williams (1634-1700) was a lawyer, MP for Chester and later for Beaumaris, and the first Welshman to become Speaker of the House of Commons, a post which he held from 1680 to 1685. ...

Parliaments of James II

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions Colloquial name
1 19 May 1685 2 July 1687 John Trevor 1 Loyal Parliament
2 22 January 1689 6 February 1690 Henry Powle 2 Convention Parliament

James II of England and VII of Scotland (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) became King of England, King of Scots, and King of Ireland on 6 February 1685. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... Sir John Trevor (1637 - 20 May 1717) was Speaker of the British House of Commons (1685-1687,1689-1695). ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... The term Convention Parliament has been applied to three different English Parliaments, of 1399, 1660 and 1689. ...

Parliaments of William III and Mary II

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 20 March 1690 11 October 1695 John Trevor 6
2 20 March 1695 7 July 1698 Paul Foley 3
3 24 August 1698 19 December 1700 Thomas Littleton 2
4 6 February 1701 11 November 1701 Robert Harley 1
5 30 December 1701 2 July 1702 Robert Harley 1

William III of England (14 November 1650 – 8 March 1702; also known as William II of Scotland and William III of Orange) was a Dutch aristocrat and a Protestant Prince of Orange from his birth, King of England and King of Ireland from 13 February 1689, and King of Scots... Mary II (30 April 1662–28 December 1694) reigned as Queen of England and Ireland from 13 February 1689 until her death, and as Queen of Scotland (as Mary II of Scotland) from 11 April 1689 until her death. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years). ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... Sir John Trevor (1637 - 20 May 1717) was Speaker of the British House of Commons (1685-1687,1689-1695). ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ... Paul Foley was the second son of Thomas Foley of Witley Court the prominent Midlands ironmaster. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ... Thomas Littleton (c. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer (5 December 1661 – 21 May 1724), was an English statesman of the Stuart and early Georgian periods. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Events March 8 - William III died; Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer (5 December 1661 - 21 May 1724), was an English statesman of the Stuart and early Georgian periods. ...

Parliaments of Anne

Number Opened Dismissed Speaker Sessions
1 20 August 1702 5 April 1705 Robert Harley 3
2 14 July 1705 3 April 1707 John Smith 3

On the 29 April 1707, the Parliament of Great Britain was constituted. Anne Queen of Great Britain and Ireland Anne (6 February 1665–1 August 1714), became Queen of England and Scotland on 8 March 1702. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events March 8 - William III died; Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... // Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer (5 December 1661 - 21 May 1724), was an English statesman of the Stuart and early Georgian periods. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... // Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal April 25 - Allied army is defeated by Bourbonic army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession. ... The name John Smith is often regarded as the archetype of a very common personal name in the United Kingdom, as well as in most other English-speaking countries. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal April 25 - Allied army is defeated by Bourbonic army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession. ... This is a listing of sessions of the Parliament of Great Britain, tabulated with the elections to the House of Commons for each session, and the list of members of the House. ...


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