Political Rights - How they were gained

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First Parliament, Feudalism, nobility, Stuart Age, Crown for Supremacy, Long Parliament, Suffrage, system of government, The Crown, The House of Lords, The House of Commons, Westminster, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Political Rights - How they were gained
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POLITICAL RIGHTS - HOW THEY WERE GAINED From Feudalism To Parliament William I set up a feudal system , he established a strong monarchy through centralization of the government. The king owned all the land, granting estates to his barons, which they devided among their followers; below there were the Saxon serfs. The newly established Royal Council (Curia Regis) was more dependent on the king than the Saxon Witan had been. But the cruel rule of William´s successors came to an end when Henry, Duke of Anjou, ascended the throne through marriage. Henry restored peace by re-establishing a highly competent government and freed England from feudal strife by putting down baronial rebellions and instituted royal courts, travelling judges (today´s circuit judges ) and the jury system. From then ...

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