This blog was written by Richard Ward, Assistant Archives Officer, The 4th January 1642 was a day of high-drama within the Palace of Westminster as the toxic relationship between King Charles I and his Parliament reached endgame. The events of …
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The Parliamentary Archives provides access to the archives of the House of Lords, the House of Commons and to other records relating to Parliament. We also provide a records management service for both Houses of Parliament. The Parliamentary Archives holds several million historical records relating to Parliament, dating from 1497.