Long Parliament 1st session Overview

A condensed overview of the first session of Parliament in 1640-41

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  • Created on: 06-12-18 12:22
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  • Long Parliament 1st session 1640-1641
    • Ministers
      • "Evil councillors" impeached
        • Laud
        • Strafford
          • Trial unsuccessful, use of attainder
    • Finance
      • £850 a day needed by Charles
        • thus, keeping it open.
      • Ship Money (John Hampden) = illegal
      • T+P abolished
    • Government
      • Prerogative Courts abolished
        • Star Chamber
        • High Commission
    • Religion
      • Laudianism reversed
      • Root and Branch Petition
        • Get rid of Episcopal Struct.
        • Shelved August 1641 as too divisive

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