We achieved this and in so doing made peace with the past.
I would like to dedicate this award to my late beloved father who taught me that you don't give in, and you don't give up. on Richard III and Bacon was a man who knew his Acts of Parliament.
The high percentage of acts passed by Richard III's Parliament focussing on improving conditions for ordinary people reveals the reason for Bacon's good opinion.
Richard III's only Parliament first met on the 23rd January 1484, having been postponed from 6th November 1483 as a result of the Duke of Buckingham's rebellion.
New penalties were introduced, and an earlier Act reinforced, to correct dishonest officials at .
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Probably the most important were those concerned with legal reforms.
By the 1480s the common law had become complicated and open to fraud particularly with land disputes; Richard's Parliament simplified conveyancing and made it more transparent.
It was opened by a speech from the Lord Chancellor, Bishop John Russell, and the theme was peace.
The fundamental matters before the assembly in 1484 were the ratification of the new King's title, which was accomplished by the Act which is known as the ' This delay before Richard III could hold his first Parliament may have given both him and his council time to formulate several Acts which would benefit the country.