The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1715-1754 (2 Vols)

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The Introductory Survey, in the first part of this two volume set, sketches the procedure of the House of Commons during this period, shows the two party system in being at the general election of 1715, describes the evolution of the Opposition and of a new type of Prime Minister, and the Jacobite rebellions of 1715 and 1745 and the difficulties of the Tory party in responding to it. It is supplemented by numerous notes and appendices.We also learn about the composition of the Commons, what type of person served there and ...

The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1715-1754 (2 vols) 1970, Stationery Office Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780118800983

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