25 May 2016
HOUSE OF LORDS. Remembrances for Order and Decency to be kept in the upper House of Parliament by the Lords when his Majesty is not there, manuscript on paper [England, first half of the 18th century, after 1727]
Dating from the second decade of the seventeenth century to 1727, the remembrances offer an early iteration of the Parliamentary protocol, Standing Orders of the House of Lords relating to Public Business.
MAURICE BURRUS, no 674. Purchased from Lauria in 1939.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION AND CONDITION:
185 x 120mm. viii + 41 leaves. 18th-century red morocco embossed with the Royal arms, gilt edges.
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