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 them in their wider historical context and recounts the protracted story of their publication. The online publication of the Commons’ proceedings in the English Parliament … Continue reading Proceedings in Parliament 1624: the road to publication

1624: The Last Parliament of James I

In the second in our series of blogs marking the release of the Commons’ proceedings of the 1624 Parliament – with those for March 1624 available here from today – Professor Chris Kyle, of Syracuse University, considers the historical significance of the assembly and the publication of its debates. The last Parliament of James I was a unique and unusual assembly: it was legislatively successful. … Continue reading 1624: The Last Parliament of James I

Publication of Proceedings in Parliament 1624: The House of Commons

Today, on the anniversary of its opening 391 years ago, the History of Parliament is proud to announce the initial release of material from its on-going project on the 1624 Parliament. Hosted by British History Online, Proceedings in Parliament 1624: The House of Commons provides free online access to the first in a progressive release of the Commons’ debates during the final Parliament of the … Continue reading Publication of Proceedings in Parliament 1624: The House of Commons