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The Newport Rising

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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 …

Researching the history of my house at the Parliamentary Archives: a guest blog by Sharon Lewison

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I live in Islington in a terrace of houses built by a dairyman called Samuel Pullen. Samuel Pullen built the terrace in the late 1760s and it was completed and partially occupied by 1770. When Pullen died in 1775, he …

Researching Parliament as a court of law: Westminster and Dublin, 1603 – c. 1730. A guest blog by Dr Coleman A. Dennehy

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For the last two years I have been working on an Irish Research Council Marie Skłodowska-Curie Elevate project entitled ‘Competing jurisdictions: appellate justice in the Dublin and Westminster parliaments, 1603 – c. 1730. The project is an attempt to understand …