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Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
3,180 words

Australian capital cities have a parliament house and a government house, with overlapping functions. Visitors to a parliament house do

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,087 words

are first mentioned in Ireland in the 13th century, following closely on their appearance in England. The word parliamentum meant

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
136 words

Legislative assembly that includes elected members and acts as a debating forum for political affairs. Many parliamentary systems are based

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
3,142 words

parliament and parties

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
Length:
1,347 words

Technically, there were three elements in parliament; the *monarch, and the two Houses, Lords and Commons. The Crown's formal

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,003 words

As the name suggests, a parliament was, in its original conception, a deliberative assembly, commonly of the elite, to give

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1,514 words

(English, Irish, Scottish) Historians are unable to date precisely the genesis of the representative assemblies that are generally referred to

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
194 words

a makeshift method of cleaning or repairing the sides of a British naval ship of the era of sail when there was neither time nor opportunity to ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
3,824 words

In England Parliament played an active role in implementing and enforcing the Reformation. Few historians would now agree with Sir

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
Length:
2,706 words
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The early history of Parliament concerns its evolution as an institution separate from the “all purpose” medieval curia regis (king's

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
in the UK, the highest legislature, consisting of the Sovereign, the House of Lords, and the House of Commons; the members of this legislature for a particular period, especially between ... More

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