This book brings together a selection of law suits brought by peers and members of the house of commons in the royal common law and equity courts at Westminster between 1377 and 1512, relating to themes such as parliamentary elections, the payment of parliamentary wages, and the evolution of the parliamentary privilege of freedom from arrest.
Hannes Kleineke is a Senior Research Fellow at the History of Parliament, with a particular interest in the late medieval south-west of England. He has published a number of articles on the history of the medieval English Parliament, as well as on fifteenth-century England more generally, and was the joint winner of the 2006 Parliamentary History Prize.
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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English, English, Middle (1100-1500), Latin
Parliamentary History Book Series
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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)