The Later Parliaments of Henry VIII: 1536-1547

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 7, 1977 - History - 379 pages
A study of Parliament during the period between the dissolution of the Reformation Parliament in 1536 and the death of Henry VIII in 1547, this book is a sequel to Professor Lehmberg's The Reformation Parliament (1970). As in the earlier volume, the membership of both Houses of Parliament is analysed and the events in Parliament and in the concurrent meetings of Convocation, together with all pieces of legislation passed in these years, are discussed. A concluding chapter describes the records of Parliament and the development of parliamentary procedure during the reign of Henry VIII.
 

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Contents

Never more tractable Parliament 1539
40
The strife of parties 1540
85
The whole body of the realm 1542
125
War taxation and religion 1543 and 1544
172
Old mumpsimus and new sumpsimus 1545 and 1547
200
The records procedures and privileges of Parliament
238
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