2002 by Boydell and Brewer


£ 75.00


“Combining empirical exactitude with imaginative finesse, these volumes offer a parliamentary history of late Stuart Britain that is rich in texture, expert analysis and meticulous detail… they showcase the discoveries of a new generation of scholarship on the period 1690-1715, gleaned from numerous monographs and doctoral theses as well as exhaustive archival research in state and private repositories… delightfully lucid analysis, succinct precision and elegant prose… characterises the History of Parliament Trust’s achievement”
Clare Jackson, in The Historical Journal

“Patient and exhaustive scholarship… is evident here on every page”
Adam Fox, in The Times Literary Supplement

“The prodigious achievement of the History of Parliament Trust… is as an unmanned sweetshop to a hungry schoolboy… Learned and exactingly edited, these volumes are a work of remarkable scholarship”
Jeremy Musson, in Country Life

“These monumental volumes make available an extraordinary mass of well-digested original research on a pivotal quarter century of England and Britain