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The Addled Parliament 1614
The Addled Parliament

MP's were concerned at the royal attacks on the House of Commons independence and accused
the crown of interfering with elections through "undertakers" ­ courtiers who had promised to
get MP's who were friendly with the court elected.

James asked for money for…

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1607 Frances and Carr started their affair
1613 James granted Frances an annulment to her marriage of the Earl of Essex because he was
impotent, she claimed to still be a virgin, and Howards wanted Frances to marry Carr as it would
give them more influence. Overbury apposed the…


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