Parliament: The House of Commons — I

  • S. G. Richards


Parliament consists of the Crown, the House of Lords and the House of Commons — properly known as The-Queen-inParliament. The earliest meetings of Parliament are obscure, but certainly go back to the 13th century. In 1547 Edward VI handed over the Palace of Westminster to Parliament as its permanent home and meeting place. With a few exceptions Parliament has met there ever since.


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© S. G. Richards 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. G. Richards
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  1. 1.Hammersmith and West London CollegeUK

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