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Test Yourself: the composition of Parliament in the Eighteenth Century

The Monarch

  1. What powers did the monarch have?
  2. What duties did the monarch have?

The House of Lords

  1. Who could sit in the House of Lords?
  2. What powers did the Lords have?

House of Commons

  1. What were the two main political groups in this House?
  2. What duties did MPs have?
  3. Who were the Independent Gentlemen?

Voting Qualifications


  1. What types of boroughs were there?

  2. What were the voting qualifications in these different types of boroughs?


  1. What qualifications were needed for people to vote in County Elections?

  2. Where were County Elections held?

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