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Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons


Found in 3 Records:

Evidence against and Defence of Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester

Call Number: MS P539
Overview The collection consists of two unbound quires (distinct items) containing legal charges brought in the British Parliament against the second Earl of Manchester, and his defence, regarding events of July-December 1644. Manchester, Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of, 1602-1671, defendant. Charges brought in Parliament against the Earl of Manchester as a Parliamentary general, alleging his reluctance to pursue Royalist troops between July and October 1644 and his disrespect toward the Committee of...
Dates: December 1644 or later

Order of the House of Commons Drawn Out of the Journals of the Said House Beginning at Primo Ed: 6ti: and ending 31:

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: MS E95

Volume writen by "the learned William Lambert of Lincolns Inn Esquire." Includes sections on the first, second, and third reading of bills; who can and cannot be burgesses; punishment for offenses against the House; House member privileges, etc. William Lambarde (1536-1601) was an English antiquarian, politician, and writer on legal subjects.

Dates: Approximately 1700

Parliamentary diary

Call Number: MS E237

Private diary or minutes by an uknown author. Title on leaf 3: "Notes of the things moved and preffered In p[ar]lament since my cuming hether wch was on the 18 of aprill 1614 but was begun the 5 of aprill." Original, perhaps compiled notes. Largely a narrative of proceedings in the House of Commons, digesting each speech; some transcripts of speeches; a few anecdotes, such as the account of the death of the Duke of Richmond, 1624. Some royal letters, petitions, etc.

Dates: 1614 - 1625