Lords 1660-1715

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The History of Parliament: the House of Lords 1660-1715
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Cambridge University Press
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Ruth Paley

These volumes are the first to be published by the History of Parliament Trust covering the House of Lords. With their publication, complementing the History’s previously published work on The House of Commons, 1660-1690 (edited by Basil Henning, 1983), and The House of Commons, 1690-1715 (edited by Eveline Cruickshanks, Stuart Handley and David Hayton, 2002), we have a more complete and detailed picture of the personnel and work of Parliament in the late Stuart period than ever before. These volumes will make it possible to explore remarkably closely not only the operation of the political world of the