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List of Parliaments of England
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List of Parliaments of England

This is a list of Parliaments of England from the reign of Henry VII to 1707. For later parliaments, see the List of Parliaments of Great Britain.

Table of contents
1 Parliaments of Henry VII
2 Parliaments of Henry VIII
3 Parliaments of Edward VI
4 Parliaments of Mary I
5 Parliaments of Elizabeth I
6 Parliaments of James I
7 Parliaments of Charles I
8 The Revolutionary Parliament and Parliaments of the Commonwealth
9 Parliaments of the Protectorate
10 Parliaments of the Commonwealth
11 Parliaments of Charles II
12 Parliaments of James II
13 Parliaments of William III and Mary II
14 Parliaments of Anne

Parliaments of Henry VII

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessions
107-11-148504-03-1486Thomas Lovell1
209-11-148718-12-1487John Mordaunt1
313-01-148927-02-1490Thomas fitzWilliam1
417-10-149105-03-1492Richard Empson1
514-10-149522-12-1495Robert Drury1
616-01-149713-03-1497Thomas Englefield1
725-01-150401-04-1504Edmund Dudley1

Parliaments of Henry VIII

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessionsColloquial name
121-01-151023-02-1510Thomas Englefield1
204-02-151204-03-1514Robert Sheffield4
305-02-151522-12-1515Thomas Neville2
415-04-152313-08-1523Thomas More3
503-11-152915-04-1536Thomas Audley, Humphrey Wingfield, Richard Rich9Reformation Parliament
608-06-153618-07-1536Richard Rich1
728-04-153924-07-1540Nicholas Hare3
816-01-154228-03-1544Thomas Moyle3
923-11-154531-01-1547Thomas Moyle2

Parliaments of Edward VI

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessions
104-11-154715-04-1552John Baker4
201-03-155331-03-1553James Dyer1
305-10-155305-12-1553John Pollard1

Parliaments of Mary I

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessions
102-04-155405-05-1554Robert Brooke1
212-11-155416-01-1555Clement Higham1
321-10-155509-12-1555John Pollard1
420-01-155817-11-1558William Cordell2

Parliaments of Elizabeth I

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessions
123-01-155908-05-1559Thomas Gargrave1
211-01-156302-01-1567Thomas Williams2
301-10-156601-10-1566Richard Onslow1
402-04-157129-05-1571Christopher Wray1
508-05-157219-04-1583Robert Bell2
618-01-158118-01-1581John Popham1
723-11-158414-09-1585John Puckering2
815-10-158623-03-1587John Puckering2
904-02-158929-03-1589Thomas Snagge1
1019-02-159310-04-1593Edward Coke1
1124-10-159709-02-1598Christopher Yelverton2
1227-10-160119-12-1601John Croke1

Parliaments of James I

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessions
119-03-160409-02-1611Edward Phelips5
205-04-161407-06-1614Randolph Crewe1Addled Parliament
316-01-162108-02-1622Thomas Richardson2
412-02-162427-03-1625Thomas Crewe1

Parliaments of Charles I

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessionsColloquial name
117-05-162512-08-1625Thomas Crewe2
206-02-162615-06-1626Heneage Finch1
317-03-162810-03-1629John Finch2
413-04-164005-05-1640John Glanville1Short Parliament

The Revolutionary Parliament and Parliaments of the Commonwealth

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessionsColloquial name
03-11-164020-04-1653William Lenthall, Henry Pelham1Long Parliament
22-01-164408-10-16441King's anti-Parliament at Oxford
04-07-165312-12-1653Francis Rous1Little Parliament

Parliaments of the Protectorate

These parliaments included representatives of Scotland and Ireland.

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessionsColloquial name
03-09-165422-01-1655William Lenthall1
17-09-165604-02-1658Thomas Widdrington, Bulstrode Whitelocke2
27-01-165922-04-1659Chaloner Chute, Lislebone Long, Thomas Bampfylde2Long Parliament (restored)

Parliaments of the Commonwealth

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessionsColloquial name
07-05-165916-03-1660William Say, William Lenthall1Rump Parliament
25-04-166029-12-1660Harbottle Grimston2Convention Parliament

Parliaments of Charles II

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessionsColloquial name
108-05-166124-01-1679Edward Turnour, Job Charlton, Edward Seymour, Robert Sawyer16Long or Pension Parliament
206-03-167912-07-1679William Gregory2Habeas Corpus Parliament
321-10-168018-01-1681William Williams1Exclusion Bill Parliament
421-03-168128-03-1681William Williams1Oxford Parliament

Parliaments of James II

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessionsColloquial name
119-05-168502-07-1687John Trevor1
222-01-168906-02-1690Henry Powle2(Convention)

Parliaments of William III and Mary II

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessions
120-03-169011-10-1695John Trevor6
220-03-169507-07-1698Paul Foley3
324-08-169819-12-1700Thomas Littleton2
406-02-170111-11-1701Robert Harley1
530-12-170102-07-1702Robert Harley1

Parliaments of Anne

NumberOpenedDismissedSpeakerSessions
120-08-170205-04-1705Robert Harley3
214-07-170503-04-1708John Smith3

On the 29-04-1707, the Parliament of Great Britain was constituted.