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The History of Parliament is a project to write a complete history of the United Kingdom Parliament and its predecessors, the Parliament of Great Britain and the Parliament of England. The history will principally consist of a prosopography, in which the history of an institution is told through the individual biographies of its members. After various amateur efforts the project was formally launched in 1940 and since 1951 has been funded by the Treasury
The first monarch to actually open his . Parliament grew in 1542 when King Henry VIII formally invited members from Wales to join the body as he wanted to prevent the country from falling under the influence of the Catholic Church.
The first monarch to actually open his decision-making up to persons beyond his immediate family was King William I in 1066. William formed a council of advisers to aid his rule of England. This body was mostly made up of tenants-in-chief (wealthy property owners who swore allegiance to him) and ecclesiastics (members of the church). Five years later, his son, King Edward VI gave the Commons St. Stephen’s Chapel to use for their meetings.
The House of Commons
The House of Commons. London ; New York : F. Watts. The House of Commons, Douglas Liversidge F. Watts London ; New York 1974. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1974, The House of Commons, Douglas Liversidge F. Watts London ; New York. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.
Nobody set out to create Parliament. Read about Parliament's current role in examining what the Government is doing, making new laws, setting taxes and debating the issues of the day. Parliament's role. It developed naturally out of the daily political needs of the English King and his government.
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