History

The Newport Rising

This blog was written by Katie Widdowson, Assistant Archives Officer. From July 2019, the Parliamentary Archives’ exhibition will be on the Newport Rising. You can view this display as part of a tour of the UK Parliament, find out more …

I SEE THE BIRDS HAVE FLOWN

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 …