The Third Protectorate Parliament sat for one session, from 27 January 1659 until 22 April 1659, with Chaloner Chute and Thomas Bampfylde as the Speakers of the House of Commons. It was a bicameral Parliament, with an Upper House having a power of veto over the Commons.
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... Cromwell his son Richard Cromwell succeeded him as Lord Protector of the Protectorate on 3 September 1658 ... His only option was to call a Parliament in the hope that it would cement his position by general recognition of the ruling class and by raising new taxes to pay ... The Third Protectorate Parliament was summoned on 9 December 1658 on the basis of the old franchise, and assembled on 27 January 1659 ...
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