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Did you know that the first true English Parliament involving commoners as well as King and Barons took place not in London but in Acton Burnell in Shropshire? This hugely significant event happened during a visit to the area by Edward I in 1283 or 1285. The ruins of the barn in which the parties met can still be seen there.

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