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Burgesses attended 1265 parliament. They may have attended previous parliaments. No evidence of what they did or said.

12/06/2014 18:35

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Knights played a political role in 1264 parliament. In return De Montfort gave them concessions.

12/06/2014 18:33

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Knights summoned to 1264 parliament. In 1265 burgesses also summoned.

12/06/2014 18:30

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Parliaments of 1264/5 designed to consolidate de Montfort's position.

12/06/2014 18:29

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Battle of Lewes did n't solve all of De Montfort's problems. How could he convert power into authority? Parliament.

12/06/2014 18:28

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In 1261 both sides seek support of knights in parliaments.

12/06/2014 18:26

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De Montfort personal qualities henry III lacked. By 1261 de montfort leading opposition to henry.

12/06/2014 18:24

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Parliament part of placing checks on royal power. Knights informal role in 1258/9 parliaments?

12/06/2014 18:22

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1258/59 saw parliament given a defined role. Public voice of the political community.

12/06/2014 18:20

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Knights attended the 1254 parliament. Some elected as representatives and put forward grievances.

12/06/2014 18:18

Parliament 750

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Knights attended henry III 's parliaments when taxes were discussed. This before De Montfort.

12/06/2014 18:15

Parliament 750

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Parliaments became a focus within the political community

12/06/2014 18:12

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Parliaments were more critical of the king than the council. Henry III needed parliament to grant taxes.

12/06/2014 18:11

Parliament 750

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By 1230's the king's great councils becoming known as parliaments

12/06/2014 18:08

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Maddicott: De Montfort played a major part in development of parliament

12/06/2014 18:07

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