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ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT

ately. The knights who represented the shires, when they came to Westminster, mingled themselves with the representatives of the cities and boroughs. In the time of Edward III there was a risk of the merchants being consulted as a separate class for the purpose of taxation, but this risk was avoided. If things had fallen out somewhat differently the English parliament might have sat as three separate houses, as in France, or might have been grouped in a single house, as m Scotland, or might have formed four houses, as in Sweden. But the inferior clergy abstained from attendance, the greater clergy, the spiritual lords, sat with the lay or temporal lords, and the knights of the shires threw in their lot with the citizens and burgesses. Thus parliament became an assembly, not of three estates, but of two houses, the house consisting of the lords spiritual and temporal, and the house representing the commons, the house of lords and the house of commons.
The other point to be noticed is that parliament was an expansion, for temporary purposes, of the king's continuous council. The Norman and Plantagenet kings, like other kings, needed continuous assistance, both for domestic and ceremonial purposes, and for the business of government, such as the administration of justice, and the collection and expenditure of revenue. The courts or councils composed of the men on whom the king most relied for this assistance bore

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