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Denzil Holles

(1599—1680) politician


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(1599–1680).

Holles, a parliamentarian, achieved notoriety on 2 May 1629 when, acting in concert with Eliot, he held down the Commons' Speaker. Punished by a brief spell in prison, he ...

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