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Sir Peter Luff explains that Parliament will embark on a narrative next year to mark the 1215 and 1265 anniversaries

12/06/2014 18:05

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Everyone taking their seats for a lecture by John Maddicott in portcullis house on #De Montfort and Parliament

12/06/2014 17:50

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Thanks for the RTs and mentions! @jrolandjones @francis_maloney @NicholasKingsle @systonhouse @lordbonkers @DanielaNori2 @BlackPlumes1850

04/06/2014 12:14

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The number of knights summoned for each county was greater than in 1254 or 1261 and would have resulted in 140 in total if they all went

04/06/2014 11:20

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The knights were to discuss 'our business and the business of our realm' at a #parliament due to meet in London on 22 June 1264

04/06/2014 11:10

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On 4 June 1264 Keepers of the Peace in every county were told to supervise the election of 4 knights from each shire.

04/06/2014 11:00

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@Andrew_S_Hatton @HouseofCommons may be able to help you

03/06/2014 21:37

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De Montfort's response to his difficulties was to summon a #parliament, an initiative which had been stipulated in the Mise of Lewes.

03/06/2014 12:05

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De Montfort was also hampered by lack of money, public disorder and lack of progess with the settlement negotiated after lewes.

03/06/2014 11:50

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Despite appearances to the contrary De Montfort's position was not totally secure and he faced the threat of invasion from France

03/06/2014 11:30

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In late May 1264 Henry III accompanied De Montfort to London where the latter was able to tighten his grip on the levers of power

30/05/2014 13:04

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After the battle of Lewes both Henry III's son Edward and Henry of Almain were held by De Montfort as hostages

27/05/2014 21:10

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The Song of Lewes portrayed De Montfort's victory as the triumph of the common good over the will of the King

27/05/2014 20:50

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Thanks for the RTs and mentions! @PhilWriter @estrangeirada @jjruizujaen @visitparliament @dlprior @Henry3FineRolls @rjc_archives @C_Fryer

23/05/2014 11:16

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Thanks for the mentions @dustshoveller @jfwinters @ConHistGrp @HistoryNeedsYou @DIYarchivist @FdezLisDaniel @AileenWalkerUK @LewesBattle2014

23/05/2014 11:09

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