A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behoves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper.
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|Death:||8th December, 1643|
John Pym was born in Brymore, Cannington, Somerset, England. He was an English politician, leader of the Long Parliament and a prominent critic of Kings James I and then Charles I. He was one of the Five Members whose attempted arrest by King Charles I in the House of Commons of England in 1642 sparked the Civil War. He was largely responsible for the system of taxation that survived in England until the 19th century and for the enduring close relations between the English government and the City of London. He represented in Parliament for Calne and Tavistock. He studied law at Pembroke College, Oxford.
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