Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, 1st Earl of Chester, also called Simon de Munford, was an Anglo-Norman nobleman. He led the barons' rebellion against King Henry III of England during the Second Barons' War of 1263–4, and subsequently became de facto ruler of England. During his rule, de Montfort called the first directly elected parliament in medieval Europe. For this reason, de Montfort is regarded today as one of the progenitors of modern parliamentary democracy.
School wall graphics - British Values wall - showing structure of UK government, Parliamentary Democracy, Legislature, Executive and Crown - hand illustrated wall design by Toop Studio
The Cook Islands is a parliamentary democracy in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand. It comprises 15 small islands whose total land area is 240 square kilometres (92.7 sq mi). - http://topinspired.com/top-10-most-tropical-islands/
Carroll Quigley: The Anglo-American Establishment : an inside account of how Anglo-American parliamentary democracy has been hijacked by an elitist duopoly bent upon World Government.
It is an old idea, and one that reaches as far back as the nineteenth century, that Viking Age Iceland was democratic and much like an early republicThe Icelandic Althing: Dawn of Parliamentary Democracy - Medievalists.net
The Rise of Parliamentary Democracy in England - Free Printable Outline (PDF File)
AU - One million votes against politics | Business Spectator - those who didn’t register to vote and those who deliberately voted informal – perhaps a million Australians did not take part in one of the most significant days of any parliamentary democracy, the election of a government. Oct 2013