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Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords


Found in 2 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

Standing orders of the House of Lords

Call Number: MS P573
Overview Notebook on parliamentary procedures in Great Britain's House of Lords. Covers the years 1621-1715, was probably copied around 1715. In 1715 the House of Lords revised and re-arranged the Standing Orders, copying them to a new Roll. This manuscript is probably a copy of the new Roll, made before new Orders began to be added to the Roll in 1718. Perhaps this manuscript was made by the Parliament Office to help an official or a member to follow Parliamentary practice, or perhaps it was made...
Dates: 1621 - 1715