Dr Ruth Paley

Published Volumes

History of Parliament Research

My work at the History of Parliament currently focuses on those peers and bishops who had significant interactions with the law. These have included the disgraced bishop Thomas Watson of St David’s, James duke of York and Prince George of Denmark. Future work will focus upon Lord Chancellors as Speakers of the Lords

Research and Publications

My personal research interests are in the social history of the law with particular reference to the administration of crimi