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Long Parliament

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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

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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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page 262, expresses it, by the Long Parliament of Charles I.
Christmas was effectively banned in Britain by a 1644 Act of Parliament with the Long Parliament of 1647 passing an ordinance which officially abolished the feast of Christmas, making its celebration punishable.
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.
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.
The former Justice recalls how Oliver Cromwell dealt with the Long Parliament on April 20, 1653.
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).
1653: Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Long Parliament which had governed during the Civil War.
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.
For example, in 1648, in what was known as Pride's Purge, 231 members of the Long Parliament were prevented by Cromwellians from taking their seats.
The town has several big shopping malls along with large shops at the centre, it has the long Linthorpe Road along with large shops and many separate small shops and then we have the long Parliament Road with shops.
The late Hamid Dakroub was elected to the long Parliament of 1972, and kept his post until 1996.