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Justice Upon Petition

The House of Lords and the Reformation of Justice 1621-1675

James S. Hart



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28 October 2020
Originally published in 1991, this book traces the evolution of the House of Lords as a court for private litigation during the critically important years from 1621 to 1675. It offers new insights into contemporary politics, government and religion, adding an important dimension to our understanding of the House of Lords. This book is primary reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students on courses on early Stuart England, the Civil War and Restoration history.
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   453g
ISBN:   9780367609146
ISBN 10:   0367609142
Series:   Routledge Library Editions: English Civil War
Pages:   298
Publication Date:  
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1. The 1620s: The Remaking of a Court 2. The Long Parliament (i): Looking Back 3. The Long Parliament (ii): Old Problems in New Cases 4. The Long Parliament (iii): The King's Council in Parliament 5. The Long Parliament (iv): The War Years 6. The Court Restored

James S. Hart Jr. is the Chair of the Department of History at the University of Oklahoma and Hudson Professor.

Reviews for Justice Upon Petition: The House of Lords and the Reformation of Justice 1621-1675

'...a book that will have to be read by anyone working on the period.' John Morrill, University of Cambridge

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