The Unreformed Parliamentary System

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What was Parliament like in the late C18th?                                                                            Parliament made up of the unelected House of Lords (Peers, Landed Aristocracy, Bishops and Arch bishops of the Church of England) as well as the elected House of Commons. Many British people believed that the system was outdated and unfair.

  • Members of Parliament                                                                                                      House of Commons consisted entirely of men most of them with substantial property (had to be landowners) and Aglicans, Catholics, non-Anglican Protestants, Jews and Athiests were excluded. Women could neither vote nor stand

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