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The Restoration Settlement
The restoration settlement refers to the legislation that was passed and the
constitutional arrangements put in place between 16601664. There was no structure
to the settlement. Because of political circumstances, the legislation was arrived at by
the Convention of 1660 and the Cavalier Parliament elected in early…

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prerogative power. It did consider which laws from the 1640's should remain, but the
question wasn't resolved and the House of Lourdes even blocked a bill aimed to
safeguard fundamental laws and parliamentary privilege. The result was Charles
restored with lots of the monarchy's powers intact, for example, he could…

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Claridon Code enforced a much more narrow church. The Claridon code formed part of
the religious settlement.

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