City of London (elections To The Parliament of England)

City Of London (elections To The Parliament Of England)

The City of London was a Parliamentary constituency of the Parliament of England until 1707.

Read more about City Of London (elections To The Parliament Of England):  Boundaries and History To 1707, 14th-century, 15th-century

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