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Parliament of Dunces

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Convened by Henry IV. at Coventry, in 1404, and so called because all lawyers were excluded from it.

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

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Parisienne (La)
Parisina
Parizade
Parkership
Parks
Parlance
Parlement (French)
Parliament
Parliament Soldiers
Parliament of Bats (The)
Parliament of Dunces
Parliamentarian (A)
Parlour (A)
Parlous
Parmenianists
Parmesan
Parnassos (Greek), Parnassus (Latin)
Parochial
Parody
Parole (French)
Parolles

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Parliament of Dunces