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The Parliament summoned by James I in 1614 in the hope of raising money. The Commons demanded the abolition of impositions (duties raised by the sole authority of the King), a demand which failed to receive the support of the Lords, and also the restoration of the ejected clergy to their livings. Neither the King nor the Commons were disposed to meet each other’s demands, with the result that the Parliament was dissolved having passed no Act and granted no supplies, thus receiving its nickname.

It was alleged that attempts had been made to influence the elections to this Parliament in order to secure the return of members in sympathy with the King, but the allegations were denounced by the King as utterly false.[1]

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  • Parliament
  • Private Acts
  • Public General Acts

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  1. Wilding, N. and Laundy, P., An Encyclopaedia of Parliament, 4th ed., London: Cassell & Company Ltd., 1972


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