This English translation of Georg Reinhold Pauli's biography of Simon de Montfort tells the story of the 13th-century English nobleman who played a pivotal role in the development of parliamentary democracy. De Montfort was a charismatic figure who organized the first directly elected parliament in England and launched a rebellion against King Henry III. Simon de Montfort: The Creator of the House of Commons is an essential read for anyone interested in the history of British democracy.
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