English general election, October 1679

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
English general election, October 1679
Kingdom of England
← Mar 1679 October 1679 1681 →
  First party Second party
Party Opposition Court
Seats won 310 220

The October 1679 English general election again returned a majority of members in favour of Exclusion. Consequently, this parliament was known as the Exclusion Bill Parliament. It did not assemble until 21 October 1680, and was dissolved three months later on 18 January 1681.


  • Henning, Basil, ed. (1983), The House of Commons, 1660–1690, The History of Parliament, Secker & Warburg 

External links[edit]