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date: 11 July 2020

‘Model’ Parliament 

Source:
A Dictionary of British History
Author(s):

John Cannon,

Robert Crowcroft

was the name given by Stubbs to Edward I's assembly at Westminster in November 1295 on the grounds that it was the first to include both knights of the shire and burgesses. But the phrase is inappropriate. Writs found later demonstrate that previous parliaments had a similar composition. Nor was the ... ...

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