Peers, Politics and Power: House of Lords, 1603-1911

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Clyve Jones, David L. Jones
A&C Black, Jan 1, 1986 - History - 557 pages
This book brings together a substantial and representative selection of recent writings on the House of Lords from the accession of James I to the Parliament Act of 1911. The editors provide a general historiographical survey and a bibliography of recent writings on the House of Lords during the period.
 

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Contents

Bibliographical Note
2
a Revaluation
23
The Struggle for the Petition of Right in the House of
31
The Peers the People and Parliamentary Management
49
Bibliographical Note
77
The Defeat of the Occasional Conformity Bill and the
111
a Crisis in Anglo
151
Hanover Pensions and thePoor Lords 171213
177
The Scottish Representative Peers and Parliamentary
309
The House of Lords and Parliamentary Reform in the
327
The House of Lords and Parliamentary Patronage in
347
The House of Lords and Ireland in the Age of Peel
373
Peerage Creations and the Changing Character of the 497
407
Peers Patronage and the Industrial Revolution 17601800
433
THE GROWTH OF DEMOCRACY 18601911
459
The Liberal Leadership and the Lords Veto 190710
489

The Impeachment of the Earl of Oxford and the Whig
185
The Origin of the Leadership of the House of Lords
207
Bibliographical Note
230
Bishops and Scottish Representative Peers in the House
261
The Scottish Peerage and the House of Lords in the Late
283
Lord Newton the Conservative Peers and the Parliament
519
The Judas Group and the Parliament Bill of 1911
527
Index
541
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