Justice Upon Petition: The House of Lords and the Reformation of Justice, 1621-1675, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Justice Upon Petition

The House of Lords and the Reformation of Justice, 1621-1675, 1st Edition

By James S. Hart

Routledge

304 pages

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pub: 1991-10-24
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This unique book traces the evolution of the House of Lords as a court for private litigation during the critically important years from 1621 to 1675. The book offers a revealing insight into contemporary politics, government and religion, adding an important dimension to the history of the House of Lords.

Reviews

'… an important and pioneering work.' – Cambridge Law Journal

' … a book that will have to be read by anyone working on the period.' – John Morrill, Selwyn College, Cambridge

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HISTORY / General