parliament

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signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred abhorrer
Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; daughter if James II and the last of the Stuart monarchs; in 1707 she was the last English ruler to exercise the royal veto over parliament (1665-1714) Anne
British parliament member, not leader backbencher
clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, London Big Ben
English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament borough
lower house of the British parliament British House of Commons , House of Commons
upper house of the British parliament British House of Lords , House of Lords
English statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797) Burke , Edmund Burke
borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey City of Westminster , Westminster
sum of money voted by British Parliament each year for the expenses of the British royal family Civil List
debate ending in parliament closure , cloture
lower house of the parliament of the Irish Free State Dail , Dail Eireann
title that Leo X bestowed on Henry VIII and later withdrew; parliament restored the title and it has been used by English sovereigns ever since Defender of the Faith
English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606) Fawkes , Guy Fawkes
English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936) Glenda Jackson , Jackson
conspiracy in 1605 in England to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament to avenge the persecution of Catholics in England; led by Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot
official published verbatim report of the proceedings of a parliamentary body; originally of the British Parliament Hansard
(parliament) a procedure of demanding that a government official explain some act or policy interpellation
first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-16 James , James I , King James , King James I
Israeli unicameral parliament Knesset , Knesseth
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