- skip - Brewer’s

Mad Parliament (The)

.

The Parliament which assembled at Oxford in 1258, and broke out into open rebellion against Henry III. The king was declared deposed, and the government was vested in the hands of twenty-four councillors, with Simon de Montfort at their head.

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Macedonian (The)
Macedonian Madman (The)
Macedonians
Macedonicus
Mackerel Sky (A)
Macon
Macreons
Macrocosm (Greek, the great world)
Mad as a March Hare
Mad Cavalier (The)
Mad Parliament (The)
Mad Poet (The)
Mad as a Hatter
Madame
Mademoiselle
Madge
Madge Wildfire
Madman
Madness
Madoc
Madonna. (Italian, my lady.)