Long Parliament


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Long Parliament

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Parliament summoned by Charles I that assembled on Nov 3, 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, and was finally dissolved in 1660. See also Rump Parliament
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Cavalier Parliament of 1661–79
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Parliament called in Henry IV's reign that met from March 1 to Dec 22, 1406

Long′ Par′liament


n.
the English Parliament that assembled in 1640, was dismissed by Cromwell in 1653, reconvened in 1659, and was dissolved in 1660.
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want to done, " Is there, then, a parallel between the present deadlock and the stand-off between Charles I and the Long Parliament which sparked the English Civil War?to put others" "Not at all.
However, unlike the "Long Parliament" of 1640-1660, MPs seemingly have little to discuss.
1653: Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Long Parliament which had governed during the Civil War.
Pressed by the Long Parliament, Charles I allowed his leading Protestant Irish supporter James Butler, marquis of Ormond, to negotiate a tenuous cessation of arms with the Catholic Confederacy.
Asked for how long Parliament's term would be extended to prepare for the elections, Machnouk said: "Practically, the minimum is six months and the maximum is seven months for training and attaining the necessary experience for holding the elections."
It is not clear how long parliament will take to deliberate the resolution, but the UN is keen to avoid further after Juba made its intention to reject the UN resolution public.
Meanwhile, in November 1640, King Charles I reluctantly summoned the Long Parliament and within a week of its meeting, Oliver Cromwell MP drew attention to Lilburne's case in a speech denouncing the tyranny of the bishops, and Parliament ordered his release.
According to Katju, India also needs a Cromwell to say the same to the Lok Sabha members, who are like the Long Parliament MPs; only worse, because, many of them have criminal records unlike their British prototypes.
On January 4, 1642, Charles I, in an unprecedented move, entered the English House of Commons with armed men, seeking to arrest five members of the Long Parliament (so named because for 20 years members did not agree to dissolve it).
ANSWERS: 1 The Molly Maguires; 2 Five millilitres; 3 John Buchan; 4 Tear ducts; 5 Henry V; 6 Dire Straits; 7 Egypt; 8 Four; 9 John Wycliffe; 10 The Long Parliament.
The long Parliament tactic couldn't save doomed Major in 1997.