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“Hidden Gems”: Three Derby Museums and an unusual gift

In the latest blog from the Georgian Lords, Dr Stuart Handley considers a rare holding by the Derby Museum and Art Gallery. This coincides with the major Jacobite exhibition currently on display at the National Museums of Scotland. Eighteenth-century Derby … Continue reading

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Always the same, but always different…

This blog by Professor John Morrill FBA, Chair of the Editorial Board of the History, celebrates the Director’s appointment to a Wolfson Professorship that will take him away from direct responsibility for managing the History for three years and suggests … Continue reading

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A tribute to Peter William Hasler, 1926-2017

Peter Hasler, General Editor and Secretary to the Editorial Board of the History of Parliament between 1978 and 1991, died on 30 April. The following account of Peter’s life and career owes much to his widow, Christine Restall, and his … Continue reading

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A tribute to Professor Paul Langford FBA

Our director, Dr Paul Seaward, and Dr Robin Eagles, Senior Research Fellow in the House of Lords 1660-1832 section remember Professor Paul Langford FBA… The death of Professor Paul Langford FBA at the end of July robs us not only … Continue reading

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Summer Events at the History of Parliament

It’s been a busy summer already at the History of Parliament. As I’m sure you know during the course of 2015 we’ve been celebrating, along with many others of course, a number of important anniversaries in parliamentary history. The two … Continue reading

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Proceedings in Parliament 1624: the road to publication

In the third in our series of blogs marking the release of the Commons’ proceedings of the 1624 Parliament – with those for April 1624 now available here – Dr. Maija Jansson, Director Emerita of the Yale Center for Parliamentary History, places … Continue reading

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Henry, 4th Lord Willoughby of Parham: an accidental life

In today’s blogpost, Dr Paul Hunneyball, Senior Research Fellow on the Lords 1603-1660 section, shares the story of the mysterious 4th Lord Willoughby of Parham… The History of Parliament’s biographical approach to studying the Lords and Commons frequently throws up unexpected personal … Continue reading

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